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ViperSoftX Malware Disguises as eBooks on Torrents to Spread Stealthy Attacks

The sophisticated malware known as ViperSoftX has been observed being distributed as eBooks over torrents. “A notable aspect of the current variant of ViperSoftX is that it uses the Common Language Runtime (CLR) to dynamically load and run PowerShell commands, thereby creating a PowerShell environment within AutoIt for operations,” Trellix security researchers Mathanraj Thangaraju and Sijo Jacob