SyncCrypt Uses Graphic File to Cloak Ransomware in ZIP Phishing Payload

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Emisoft Security researcher xXToffeeXx discovered another new phishing threat adept at bypassing Antivirus using a variation of the game played by PowerPoint PPSX attachment phishing email scam we posted about last week.

“SyncCrypt” distinguishes itself by using a JPG file and a Trojan horse trick of hiding a ZIP file inside a JPG file with automated download of the graphic from one of the several sites controlled by the bad guys.

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