Attackers are using Slack, Discord to deliver and control malware

Cybercriminals are increasingly leveraging tools in collaboration apps like Discord and Slack to distribute and control malware during the remote work era, according to new research.

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During the coronavirus pandemic, researchers at Cisco’s Talos Intelligence have tracked a significant rise in attacks that use remote collaboration platforms. That includes remote access trojans (RATs), information stealers, IoT malware, and other threats.

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