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Fake installation files hide dangerous spyware

Fake installation files for Windows 11 are being spread by hackers. These ISO files are hidden by a spyware malware called Inno Stealer. This virus is capable of stealing your cryptocurrencies and stealing your personal data.

Fake Windows 11 ISO files are now circulating on the Internet. According to CloudSEK system security researchers, these files are included Spyware is designed to absorb data Is on your computer.

Fake updates are being spread through fake sites that mimic Microsoft’s design. Always accessible, Fraud website Uses company logos and highlights a button “Download Now” To encourage people to install Windows 11.

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Windows 11 ISO files are trying to steal your cryptocurrencies

The Internet user who downloads the web will download the normal ISO file. Unfortunately, this is not the case with the cache file Inno spyware called Steeler. This is probably a new family of viruses.

Once it is located on the target terminal, the malware will slip into your computer many fraudulent files. These files are intended to bypass security measures by Microsoft. Files loaded with Inno Stealer go particularly well Disable some modules in Microsoft Defender, Default antivirus for the operating system, and uninstall antivirus on the system. In the process, the virus delivers system privileges without the user knowing.

Malware can absorb data stored in your web browser. This virus is specifically designed to capture information in Chrome, Edge, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi or Torch.

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At the same time, it retrieves the security keys that allow malware Control your cryptocurrency wallets. With this data, hackers can seize your digital currencies, such as your bitcoins or ethers. InnoStealer targets popular digital wallets such as Brave Wallet, Wasabi, Electrum, Bisk or Ronin. Data is copied and sent to remote servers.

This is not the first time hackers have tried to trick Internet users into switching to Windows 11. As soon as the OS is notified, duplicate installation files appear on the web. Before downloading the ISO file, we advise you to be careful and make sure it is on the official Microsoft site.

Source: Bleeding system