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CowerSnail — Windows Backdoor from the Creators of SambaCry Linux Malware

July 27th, 2017

Last month, we reported about a group of hackers exploiting SambaCry—a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking software—to hack Linux computers and install malware to mine cryptocurrencies.

The same group of hackers is now targeting Windows machines with a new backdoor, which is a QT-based re-compiled version of the same malware used to target Linux.

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