Windows Defender – Enumeration via Pervasive Mechanisms

Microsoft recently released Windows Defender signatures that blocks ALL files that can open or execute (such as .lnk or .pdf or .txt) with the word “Invoke-Mimikatz”. If you tried to open a blank text file called “Invoke-Mimikatz.txt”, it would be flagged as a Trojan! You might ask “What is Mimikatz”? …

Cloud storage virus scanning issue

Recently I was retrieving some x86 executables from the cloud storage platform “Google Drive” and realised there was a nice little disclaimer. (270M) is too large for Google to scan for viruses. Would you still like to download this file? Google Drive This worried me because it raises the question; …