ViperSoftX Malware Disguises as eBooks on Torrents to Spread Stealthy Attacks

The sophisticated malware known as ViperSoftX has been observed being distributed as eBooks over torrents.
« A notable aspect of the current variant of ViperSoftX is that it uses the Common Language Runtime (CLR) to dynamically load and run PowerShell commands, thereby creating a PowerShell environment within AutoIt for operations, » Trellix security researchers Mathanraj Thangaraju and Sijo Jacob