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Antivirus software is supposed to protect you from malicious threats, but what if that protection could be silently disabled before a threat can even be neutralized? What if that protection could be manipulated to perform certain file operations that would allow the operating system to be compromised or simply rendered unusable by an attacker?

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Given the nature of how antivirus software has to operate, almost all of them run in a privileged state meaning the highest level of authority within the operating system. Therein lies a fundamental flaw as the file operations are (almost) always performed at the highest level which opens the door to a wide range of security vulnerabilities and various race conditions.

What most antivirus software fail to take into consideration is the small window of time between the initial file scan that detects the malicious file and the cleanup operation that takes place immediately after. A malicious local user or malware author is often able to perform a race condition via a directory junction (Windows) or a symlink (Linux & macOS) that leverages the privileged file operations to disable the antivirus software or interfere with the operating system to render it useless, etc.

A directory junction is exclusive to Windows and can only link two directories together; It cannot link files and the directories must be local to the file system. Directory junctions can be performed by any user and does not require administrator privileges making it perfect for exploiting antivirus software under the Windows operating system.

In our testing across Windows, macOS & Linux, we were able to easily delete important files related to the antivirus software that rendered it ineffective and even delete key operating system files that would cause significant corruption requiring a full reinstall of the OS. (When targeting Windows, we were only able to delete files that were NOT currently in use; However, some antivirus software would still remove the file upon a system reboot.)

During our testing, we noticed that some antivirus software will block the EICAR test-string from being downloaded from the official website, but if we used an alternate source such as it would be successful.

This exploit was used against Kaspersky Internet Security for macOS and downloads the EICAR test-string from an alternate source (Pastebin) to bypass real-time protection that prohibits downloading the test-string from the official website.

Once the test-string has been downloaded, the antivirus software immediately detects the file as malware and attempts to clean it up. In our testing, we were able to identify an approximate delay of 6-8 seconds that allows a race condition to occur that can result in a symlink attack causing any file to be removed due to the fact that the software runs as root.

Almost every antivirus vendor mentioned on this page is now patched with the exception of a few, who will likely have patches out shortly given the media attention. The goal of this disclosure was not to name and shame vendors, but to bring attention to how easy it was to leverage the antivirus software to become destructive tools.

We have received questions about lesser-known antivirus software not listed on this page and all were found to be vulnerable. It is our goal that not just antivirus vendors, but all software vendors check their code for potential directory junction and symlink style attacks; They are so easy to perform and as demonstrated on this page, can be incredibly dangerous!

With the above information in-hand - follow this How to get old versions of macOS and verify what version this computer Qualifies to install. For Best results use Safari to commence the download as Others may not work.

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Users may encounter failures to download and install macOS updates when Apple servers are overloaded, therefore sometimes simply waiting a bit can be helpful. This is particularly relevant if the software update you are trying to install is brand new, like a major system software release (this happened with Big Sur for example).

This is more of a workaround, as it bypasses the Software Update system preference panel on the Mac, but you can try to download the macOS installer via App Store or direct download link from Apple, downloading the full macOS installer application directly using the command line, or by using the excellent free third party app MDS (Mac Deploy Stick).

I had this error with Big Sur, which occurred during installation after I had downloaded it. It happened with both the update via the system preferences, and the download. The solution was to turn off networking.

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Due to the 911 proxy feature, all IP is timeliness from several hours to several days. If invalid, replace the corresponding port with a new IP in the same urban area in the 911 S5 proxy software!

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Please enter the IP address and port in the proxy server settings of each browser in the 911 S5 software (the IP and the I P in the 911 software) to fill in the user and login password.

4) Set up the 911 Socks5 proxy in the Lalicat fingerprint browser profile. Please enter the IP address and port in the proxy server settings of each browser in the 911 software (the IP and the I P in the 911 S5 software) to fill in the user and login password.

The procedure, as well as a general installation solution, are described above. However, if you want to install this VPN on your iPhone, follow the instructions and also go to their website to download it with a single click and have it installed automatically.

Android users are not excluded from using this VPN. With the video and installation instructions provided in the preceding installation paragraphs, you can quickly download and install 911 VPN for Android.

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