New JinxLoader Targeting Users with Formbook and XLoader Malware

Threat actors are utilizing JinxLoader, a new Go-based malware loader, to distribute next-stage payloads like Formbook and its XLoader replacement.

The information was released by cybersecurity companies Symantec and Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, who both outlined multi-phase assault sequences that culminated in the phishing attack that launched JinxLoader.

“The malware pays homage to League of Legends character Jinx, featuring the character on its ad poster and [command-and-control] login panel,” Symantec said. “JinxLoader’s primary function is straightforward – loading malware.”

The malware service was first marketed on hackforums[.]net on April 30, 2023, for $60 a month, $120 a year, or a lifetime cost of $200 read more New JinxLoader Targeting Users with Formbook and XLoader Malware.

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