Alternate Data Stream

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Alternate Data Stream

An extension to Microsoft’s Windows NT File System (NTFS) that provides compatibility with files created using Apple’s Hierarchical File System (HFS). Applications must write special code if they want to access and manipulate data stored in an alternate stream. Some Spyware uses these streams to evade detection.

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