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Warning! Trojan Droppers Exploiting Symbolic Link (.SLK) Files

Trojan Droppers Exploiting Symbolic Link Files

Malicious actors routinely attempt to confuse recipients of messages with obscure file extensions to load malicious files on the victims machine.

For most users the .slk file is recognized in Microsoft Office software as an Excel file. However, as detailed here, it also is...

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Adwind RAT infestation is trending up

 

Malware as a service is exploding in popularity, this allows it to be distributed openly as a service by the creators. "Customers" pay a fee for the usage of the Trojan just as businesses would for cloud provided services.  This essentially allows anyone to purchase the Adwind Remote Access Trojan (RAT) for a small fee,...

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