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Stealthy malware 'Poweliks' resides only in system registry

Lucian Constantin | Aug. 5, 2014
A new malware program called Poweliks attempts to evade detection and analysis by running entirely from the system registry without creating files on disk, security researchers warn.

Security researchers from Trend Micro, who have also analyzed the threat, believe that other malware creators may adopt the techniques used by Poweliks in the future.

 

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