Malicious Ads Targeting Chinese Users with Fake Notepad++ and VNote Installers

Chinese users looking for legitimate software such as Notepad++ and VNote on search engines like Baidu are being targeted with malicious ads and bogus links to distribute trojanized versions of the software and ultimately deploy Geacon, a Golang-based implementation of Cobalt Strike.
“The malicious site found in the notepad++ search is distributed through an advertisement block,” Kaspersky

2024-03-15 06:18:00


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