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Malware Trends Report: 01 - XLM Macros Still Making the Rounds

by Josh Stroschein

In this series, Pluralsight is going to bring you the latest in the world of malware - news and noteworthy trends, changes in tactics, and technical deep dives. If you're looking to stay up to date on malware, you've come to the right place!

What you'll learn

Welcome to the Malware Trends Report: 01 - XLM Macros Still Making the Rounds. In this episode, you'll learn about the fallout from the CONTI group leaks, the demise of the LAPSUS$ group, and take a look at the new Browser-in-a-browser phishing technique. Next, you'll also see how prevalent threats, Emotet and Redline Stealer, are typically distributed to attack users. Finally, you'll get hands-on and unravel an Emotet XLM and LNK downloader a well as unpack a Redline Stealer sample.

About the author

Josh is an experienced malware analyst and reverse engineer and has a passion for sharing his knowledge with others. He is a reverse engineer with the FLARE team at Google, where he focuses on tackling the latest threats. Josh is an accomplished trainer, providing training at places such as Ring Zero, BlackHat, Defcon, Toorcon, Hack-In-The-Box, Suricon, and other public and private venues. Josh is also an author on Pluralsight, where he publishes content around malware analysis, reverse engineer... more

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