Pakistan-linked APT36 accused of using coronavirus to propagate Trojans

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Malwarebytes claims Pakistan state-sponsored group is using a fake Indian government advisory to spread remote-access Trojan

Pakistan-linked APT36 is using a supposed coronavirus health advisory from the Indian government in a bid to propagate a remote-access Trojan. That's according to a report today from security so...

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