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Trojan Alert – Quant Loader: Trojan for Distributing Malware

Recently a brand new Trojan came into the market called Quant Loader which has been spotted on multiple Russian underground marketplaces. It has been noticed getting distributed with Locky Zepto crypto-ransomware and Pony malware. It is considered to be a very rudimentary Trojan downloader, created by a C++ GURU known Russian cyber-criminal group called ‘C++ GURU’ also known as CPPGuru.
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