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mood posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsMetamorfo Banking Trojan Abuses AutoHotKey to Avoid Detection A legitimate binary for creating shortcut keys in Windows is being used to help the malware sneak past defenses, in a rash of new campaigns. The Metamorfo banking trojan is abusing AutoHotKey (AHK) and the AHK compiler to evade detection and steal users’ information, researchers have warned. AHK is a scripting language for Windows originally developed to create keyboard shortcuts (i.e., hot keys). According to the Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC
duddy posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsMetamorfo Returns with Keylogger Trick to Target Financial Firms The malware uses a tactic to force victims to retype passwords into their systems – which it tracks via a keylogger Researchers have discovered a recent spate of phishing emails spreading a new variant of Metamorfo, a financial malware known for targeting Brazilian companies. Now, however, it’s expanding its geographic range and adding a new technique. Metamorfo was first discovered in April 2018, in various campaigns that share key commonalities (like the use of “spray and pray” spam tact