Highly Flexible Marap Malware Enters the Financial Scene

A new downloader, which has been spotted in an array of recent email campaigns, uses anti-analysis techniques and calls in a system fingerprinting module.

A newly discovered downloader malware has been discovered as part of a new campaign primarily targeting financial institutions.

Researchers at Proofpoint said today that the downloader – dubbed “Marap” after its command-and-control phone-home parameter, “param,” spelled backwards – is notable for its focused functionality and modular nature, as well as its ability to perform reconnaissance through a systems-fingerprinting module.

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Source: ThreatPost