Remote Network Injection Attack Using X-Cross API Calls

  • M. PrabhavathyEmail author
  • S. Uma Maheswari
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)


The major problem in digital environment is data security and privacy protection (i.e.) securing the user information that is shared as a resource. Data security has consistently been a major issue in information technology. Considering identification of keylogging malware is one of the major issues for antimalware protectors. The proposed method creates the awareness that how the undocumented API calls and middleware libraries are used by the malware creator to steal the user information remotely by injecting into the process and how hide them from the antimalware protector. The experimental results of the proposed work shows the antimalware protector need to take more attention on API call hooking at network level injection by X-cross languages.


Malware Data security Privacy Keylogging Antimalware API Hooking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CSECoimbatore Institute of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of ECECoimbatore Institute of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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