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New fileless malware found in the wild


Help Net Security - (International) Security researchers at Trend Micro discovered that a new fileless malware, dubbed Phasebot, uses Microsoft Windows PowerShell to evade detection and run components hidden in the Windows registry, contains an external module loader to add and remove functionalities on infected systems, and can execute numerous routines per the instruction of the bot administrator.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:09