[Bglug] OT: New malware delivery trick...

Remi Gauvin remi at georgianit.com
Wed May 26 11:38:39 EDT 2021


And...I should have googled this before exposing my ignorance...
TrendMicro reports this since summer of 2019... I just never noticed
before.



On 2021-05-26 11:36 a.m., Remi Gauvin wrote:
> This is not related to linux or FOSS, other than an opportunity for snug
> elitism since it doesn't really affect us.  But I just noticed in my
> junk mail folder, for the first time, a .exe (presumably malicious)
> packed inside a .iso file.
> 
> Windows now mounts iso files when you 'open' them, and since Windows by
> default hides file extensions, this is even easier for users to fall
> prey.  Presumably, putting the exe in a zip file is an old trick now,
> and most security software aggressively check them.. is anyone watching
> out for iso?
> 
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