Unicode Technique Used to Deliver Cryptomining Malware Through Telegram

Attackers are using the time-tested right-to-left override technique to deliver cryptomining malware through the popular Telegram messaging application, say researchers.

The right-to-left (RLO) technique uses Unicode to hide malicious file names and trick users into executing what appear to be benign files. It is a tactic that enables malware authors to hide the real name of a malicious executable.

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Source: ThreatPost