Malware installs itself on your device through pirated software, and then installs other malware, making it undetectable to Windows Defender.
Since the beginning of the health crisis, scams and other malware have been on the rise. Realize: one of the mobile phones fromEmmanuel Macron Reportedly, itself was targeted by malware dubbed Pegasus in a dark relationship Global espionage.
When it’s not about spying on a head of state, some malware has a more modest but downright malicious tool, sometimes seeking to steal your personal data or even empty your bank account.
If you are using a Windows PC, it is best to be wary of this particularly dangerous and malicious software, since it is specifically intended to install other malware on your PC… to the point that it cannot be detected.
its name MosaicLoaderand warns that it may harm you if you are not careful Bitdefender I have pirate news. This malware is said to have a rather specific and complex modus operandi, which allows it to install other malware on your device at will.
MosaicLoader is usually hidden in the installation file of pirated software. Once installed, the malware decompresses two executable files: appsetup.exe And the prun.exe. These allow him to exclude the software of his choice from Windows Defender networks. Next, MosaicLoader installs other malware from the URL list, taking care to make it undetectable.
How do you know you are infected?
In order not to get infected with MosaicLoader, advice is given by Bitdefender It’s simple: do not install pirated software, malware is located in this place.
If it is really too late to follow this advice, know that you can always check if you are infected with MosaicLoader by going to the Windows Defender registry and looking for the following exceptions:
“HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows DefenderExclusionPaths”, “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows DefenderExclusionExtensions”, “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows DefenderExclusionProcesses”.