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

kelvin mcmillan kelvinmcmillan at gmail.com
Wed May 26 14:19:04 EDT 2021


Yes, yes it does.

On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 12:51 PM Andrew Howlett <andrew at howlett.net> wrote:

> When I read this my first reaction is "what a great idea." Does this make
> me a bad person?
>
> On May 26, 2021 11:36 a.m., Remi Gauvin <remi at georgianit.com> 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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