This ransomware-dropping malware has swapped phishing for a sneaky new attack route

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Zloader malware, a tool often used to deliver ransomware, is now being spread through malicious Google ads, according to Microsoft. 

The malware is a key part of the cybercrime industry and recently popped up on the radar of Microsoft and the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). 

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CISA yesterday warned that ZLoader was being used to distribute the Conti ransomware service, which pays ransomware distributors a wage rather than a commission for new infections. 

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ZLoader is a banking trojan which uses web injection to steal cookies, passwords and

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