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Submission + - Brazilian Coders Are Pioneering the First Cross-OS Malware Using JAR Files

An anonymous reader writes: Criminal gangs in Brazil are experimenting with the first malware families that are packaged as JAR files, capable of being deployed to Windows, Linux, Mac, and even Android from the same codebase, instead of relying on 4 different versions. Right now, only the malware dropper, a component used to infect computers with banking trojans, seems to have been coded in Java, but security experts expect for a full-blown banking trojan to soon follow in the next months.
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Brazilian Coders Are Pioneering the First Cross-OS Malware Using JAR Files

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