back to article Cybercrooks get cozy with BoxedApp to dodge detection

Malware miscreants are increasingly showing a penchant for abusing legitimate, commercial packer apps to evade detection. Jiří Vinopal, threat researcher at Check Point Research, says the trend has become especially popular over the past 12 months, and BoxedApp is one of the products that appear to be among the most favored. …

  1. Ian Johnston Silver badge

    Luckily Linux ensures that all applications used shared libraries, which can be kept up to date and any problems sorted very quickly, without individual authors and packagers having to check constantly.

    Oh, snap.

    1. t245t Silver badge
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      Cybercrooks get cozy with BoxedApp to dodge detection

      > Luckily Linux ensures that all applications used shared libraries, which can be kept up to date and any problems sorted very quickly, without individual authors and packagers having to check constantly.

      > Oh, snap.

      I invented snap, a self extracting executable packaged as a RAR solid archive. Not relying on any external libraries and safe from windows viruses.

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