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Hackers incorporating legitimate software to increase a malware’s potential

Malwarebytes has discovered a new cyberattack modus operandi that has hackers incorporating legitimate apps into their malware to make it stronger and accomplish specific tasks.
Although the cybersecurity firm did not name the malware used as an example in its report, the company did note that this hacking methodology is representative of what is happening in the wild and becoming more prevalent.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine

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