QUANT LOADER TROJAN SPREADS VIA MICROSOFT URL SHORTCUT FILES

cyber

Researchers are warning of a new email phishing campaign that downloads and launches the Quant Loader trojan, capable of distributing ransomware and stealing passwords.

Barracuda on Tuesday said it has been tracking emails containing zipped Microsoft internet shortcut files with a “.url” file extension  sent to millions of inboxes via a phishing campaign over the past month. If files are executed a script is downloaded and then drops the Quant Loader malware onto the targeted system.

To read the original article:https://threatpost.com/quant-loader-trojan-spreads-via-microsoft-url-shortcut-files/131081/

 

Laisser un commentaire

Next Post

Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for All Windows Versions

Microsoft has decided to remove a mandatory “registry key requirement” it introduced in the aftermath of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability disclosure. Microsoft used this registry key to prevent Windows updates from being installed on computers running antivirus software incompatible with the Meltdown and Spectre patches. Antivirus vendors were supposed […]