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2019-10-17 19:45:36

Audio files infected with dangerous Monero mining malware are spreading around

Malicious audio files are spreading around that contain Monero mining malware. Monero mining malware Monero mining malware was found on several audio files according to a report by cybersecurity firm BlackBeryy Cylance. The report states that hackers are employing steganography to attack unsuspecting users. Steganography is the phenomenon in which one item is concealed within the other similar to the Trojan horse. The hacking method involves hiding malicious code inside a WAV audio file to pass it through conventional detection methods. The report revealed that these WAV files contain loader components that decode and execute harmful content inside the audio

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