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Hacking Team's snoopware 'spied on anti-communist activists in Vietnam'


Why didn't antivirus and antimalware software pick up them up?

Because those packages really only pick up things they know about. Heuristics is a "fuzzy" thing and not all that reliable for unknowns.

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