Trojan Disguised as Trend Micro Component Drops Bitcoin-Mining Malware
- — Dec. 7, 2012, 10:17 p.m.
Malware writers have devised lots of social engineering tactics to lure users into their scheme. This time around, we saw a Trojan passing itself off as a Trend Micro component as a way to trick users into downloading and executing it. We recently encountered a file and noticed the following properties (see below). For the [...]Read the full article
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