New attack method uses .ISO and .TAR files to evade security warnings


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/new-attack-method-uses-iso-and-tar-files-to-evade-security-warnings-85776/

Cybercriminals distribute emails with files attached in a specific Linux/Unix compressed file format. By using that format they are able to bypass Windows security warnings and infect systems with malware. The attack was discovered by Belgian security researcher Didier Stevens.