Deep Instinct uncovers new JavaScript-based malware dropper


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May 4, 2019
Threat protection startup Deep Instinct Ltd.’s Threat Research Lab today provided details of a new strain of JavaScript-based dropper that delivers two forms of malware onto victims’ computers.
Dubbed PindOS after a user-agent string of the same name in the code, the dropper contains comments in Russian and delivers Bumblebee and IcedID malware.
Bumblebee is a malware loader associated with the Conti ransomware group discovered in March 2022 and acts as a primary vector for multiple types of other malware, including ransomware. IcedID is modular banking malware designed to steal financial information that has been around since 2017.

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