AVLab.pl Windows 10 Pro under attack: Advanced In-The-Wild Malware Test in November 2023

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Adrian Ścibor

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Dear Community,

This is the last edition of the long-term series “Advanced In The Wild Malware Test” in 2023. During this multi-month analysis, conducted 6 times a year in a real environment, we focus on evaluating the effectiveness of software to secure Windows against realistic threats originating from various sources on the Internet. Over the course of this year, we have acquired a lot of telemetry data from the operation of security products and malware. This will allow us to prepare a year-round compilation. We ask you for a moment of patience – the summary of the Advanced In The Wild Malware Tests from 2023 will be published after the new year.

November 2023 was marked by PUAs/PUPs which by a reason of their nature are not malware, but can cause some damage to users with limited technical knowledge. The scale of potentially unwanted software is evident from the fact that almost 25% of web addresses in-the-wild included installers for browser extension, toolbars, or other applications that can be intrusive.

In the end, 245 samples of genuine malicious software remained to the test.
Wait until the full year summary, where we will write about the tests in more detail.

In the next year, we plan to implement more changes on the backend side, improve tools and add support for MS Office files with malicious macros.
 

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