This previously unknown malware has some clever tricks to avoid antivirus programs

Cybersecurity researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a brand new piece of malware that uses an unusual method to hide from antivirus programs.

The malware is called UNAPIMON and is apparently used by Winnti, an established Chinese state-sponsored threat actor that has been behind some of the most devastating attacks on governments, hardware and software vendors, think tanks, and more.