Hackers bundling malicious files inside legitimate Zoom installers

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Security researchers have discovered that hackers are now installing plenty of malware in the legitimate video conferencing service Zoom to infiltrate devices of users downloading the app.
Zoom, that has been among the most popular video conferencing services worldwide, recently saw an astronomical rise in worldwide adoption thanks to lockdowns imposed in a large number of countries due to the COVID-29 outbreak.

Researchers at security firm Trend Micro recently discovered that cyber criminals are now trying to exploit the global demand for video conferencing services to target as many devices as possible by hijacking legitimate video conferencing solutions.

The researchers noticed that hackers are now trying to install malicious cryptocurrency files in the legitimate Zoom installer to ...

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