Microsoft knocks out 114 vulnerabilities in May, 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 17:12:24 +0000

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sLoad launches version 2.0, Starslord

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 18:00:39 +0000

sLoad has launched version 2.0. With the new version, sLoad, which is a PowerShell-based Trojan downloader notable for its almost exclusive use of the Windows BITS service for malicious activities, has added an anti-analysis trick and the ability to track the stage of infection for every affected machine.

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Multi-stage downloader Trojan sLoad abuses BITS almost exclusively for malicious activities

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 17:30:26 +0000

Many of today‚Äôs threats evolve to incorporate as many living-off-the-land techniques as possible into the attack chain. The PowerShell-based downloader Trojan known as sLoad, however, puts all its bets on BITS. Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is a component of the Windows operating system that provides an ability to transfer files in an asynchronous and…

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