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A Dropper-Type Malware Bomb Being Distributed Again in the Disguise of Cracks

The dropper malware which camouflaged itself as a crack is being actively distributed again after a period of dormancy. When this malware is executed, the affected system becomes infected with numerous malware programs simultaneously. This is effectively a malware “bomb.” Malware disguised as cracks for commercial software have been prevalent, which were either distributed in a “singular malware” format or “dropper malware” format. The ASEC analysis team is closely monitoring such malware distribution activities and has covered them multiple times…

Amadey Bot Being Distributed Through SmokeLoader

Amadey Bot, a malware that was first discovered in 2018, is capable of stealing information and installing additional malware by receiving commands from the attacker. Like other malware strains, it has been sold in illegal forums and used by various attackers. The ASEC analysis team previously revealed cases where Amadey was used on attacks in the ASEC blog posted in 2019 (English version unavailable). Amadey was mainly used to install ransomware by attackers of GandCrab or to install FlawedAmmyy by…