Byron Acohido
Third Certainty
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Cyber gangs have begun using the digital equivalent of invisible ink to disguise the malicious coding that helps them take control of your computer and put it to criminal use. Steganography—the craft of hiding something seemingly out in the open—is an old secret agent trick. Now cybercriminals have adapted the technique to help them carry out drive-by download infections, according to research findings disclosed at the Black Hat conference.