Malware attacks Windows machines through Windows Subsystem for Linux for the first time

about their find, Black Lotus Labs says it recently identified several malicious files that were written primarily in and compiled in the Linux binary format ELF (Executable and Linkable Format) for the Debian distro. “While this approach was not particularly sophisticated, the novelty of using an ELF loader designed for the WSL environment gave the technique a detection rate of one or zero in Virus Total, depending on the sample, as of the time of this writing,” share Black Lotus.

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