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Warning! Trojan Droppers Exploiting Symbolic Link …

on February 12, 2018 | by David Pickett | Digital Degenerate, dropper, excel, malware, remote access trojan, securetide, Security Risks, .slk, trojan downloader

Trojan Droppers Exploiting Symbolic Link FilesMalicious 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 detaile ... read more

Password Protected Malware

on June 18, 2014 | by Jonathan French | Digital Degenerate, malware, password protected, trojan downloader, zbot

Early this morning a small malware campaign started up claiming to be daily customer statements from “Berkeley Futures Limited” (real company, but messages are spoofed). The payload was an attached .zip file that was password protected. The password was displayed right in the original message body f ... read more