Attackers Use Linux Binaries as Loaders for Windows Malware

Using Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), attackers have leveraged Linux binaries to load payloads into Windows processes, according to researchers with Black Lotus Labs, the threat intelligence unit of tech company Lumen. As part of the observed attacks, Linux ELF (Executable and Linkable Format) binaries were employed to inject payloads into running processes using Windows API calls.

Link: Attackers Use Linux Binaries as Loaders for Windows Malware
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