Malware Masquerades as Privacy Tool

Security Alert
Published July 2, 2021

Proofpoint researchers found a new threat enticing users to download malware by masquerading as a “Privacy Tools” service offering a tool that “encrypts” user data using a zip-like utility. The fake website is professional-looking and contains detailed descriptions of the alleged service including step-by-step instructions on how to download the privacy tools – which turn out to be malware.

T1204 – User ExecutionT1036 – MasqueradingT1192 – Spearphishing Link

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