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Fruity Trojan Uses Deceptive Software Installers to Spread Remcos RAT

July 31, 2023


Threat actors are creating fake websites hosting trojanized software installers to trick unsuspecting users into downloading a downloader malware called Fruity with the goal of installing remote trojans tools like Remcos RAT.

“Among the software in question are various instruments for fine-tuning CPUs, graphic cards, and BIOS; PC hardware-monitoring tools; and some other apps,” cybersecurity vendor Doctor Web said in an analysis.

“Such installers are used as a decoy and contain not only the software potential victims are interested in, but also the trojan itself with all its components.”

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