Hackers abuse Windows error reporting tool to deploy malware

Hackers are abusing the Windows Problem Reporting (WerFault.exe) error reporting tool for Windows to load malware into a compromised system’s memory using a DLL sideloading technique.

The use of this Windows executable is to stealthy infect devices without raising any alarms on the breached system by launching the malware through a legitimate Windows executable.

The new campaign was spotted by K7 Security Labs, which could not identify the hackers, but they are believed to be based in China.

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Source: Bleeping Computer