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Threat actors hijack Lojack — Research Saturday

Researchers from Arbor Networks' ASERT Threat Intelligence Team recently published a report titled, "Lojack Becomes a Double Agent." It outlines how threat actors are altering legitimate recovery utility software and simulating its command and control servers to gain access to target machines. 

Richard Hummel is manager of the ASERT Threat Research Team, and he joins us to describe their work. 

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