Feb. 2, 2024, 4:26 a.m. | MalBot

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AhnLab SEcurity intelligence Center (ASEC) recently discovered that a CoinMiner targeting Zephyr is being distributed. The file is created with Autoit, and it is being spread in the form of a compressed file that contains the CoinMiner.

The compressed file is being distributed as “WINDOWS_PY_M3U_EXPLOIT_2024.7z,” and upon decompressing the file, several scripts and executables are created. Among them, “ComboIptvExploit.exe” is a Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (NSIS) installer, and two Javascript files exist within it.

Figure 1. WINDOWS_PY_M3U_EXPLOIT_2024.7z, decompressed

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