Hidden malware search capabilities within Google which were reserved for antivirus and security research firms just weeks ago have been cracked by hackers, according to security industry sources. specific malware program, according to researchers from enterprise IT security firm Secure Computing. HowevThe key to finding malware in Google lies in having the signature for the er, the company reported that these previously hidden search capabilities have recently fallen into the hands of hackers.
Secure Computing said that hackers are now sharing these signatures openly on the internet, making it easy to search Google for the signature of a specific piece of malware. Websites now catalogue these signatures and allow users simply to enter the malware program name and download the signature for the malware from the database. Users of these signature catalogues are encouraged to submit new malware so that the site owners can quickly generate a signature for the malware for their community of users.
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