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Underground – Alternate Data Streams

June 30th, 2009 by Patchy
Crash Overron made a video explaining Alternate Data Streams (ADS). ADS were introduced with NTFS and was essentially create to provide compatibility with Macintosh’s Hierarchical File System (HFS). ADS allows data to be forked into existing files without affecting their functionality, size, or display in a file browser. Consequently, ADS enables malicious hackers to easily hide viruses and rootkits in existing files or directories. Full Scale Video Here
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One Response

  1. MarianG Says:

    I consider it funny.

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