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DarkGate malware spreads through compromised Skype accounts

Security researchers at Trend Micro have found that DarkGate malware attacks typically use compromised Skype accounts to deliver malicious VBA loader script attachments. Unknown attackers can take over a victim’s messaging thread for this process, although the exact method of compromise remains unclear. The researchers also caution that DarkGate’s threat operators could potentially infect systems using Microsoft Teams, with malware variants ranging from ransomware to cryptomining.

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