[HackerNews] This New Stealthy JavaScript Loader Infecting Computers with Malware

Threat actors have been found using a previously undocumented JavaScript malware strain that functions as a loader to distribute an array of remote access Trojans (RATs) and information stealers.
HP Threat Research dubbed the new, evasive loader “RATDispenser,” with the malware responsible for deploying at least eight different malware families in 2021. Around 155 samples of this new malware

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