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Windows Gadget Malware

on May 16, 2014 | by Jonathan French | Digital Degenerate, gadget, malware, trojan, windows

This morning I ran across an interesting piece of malware. It was a Trojan downloader packaged as a .gadget file. Gadgets are the little things used in the Windows sidebar, like a clock, rss feeds, cpu info, etc. A gadget file is essentially a zip with some special features that allow you to install ... read more