Dyre infections surge, variants spread through Windows exploit

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Dyre infections have surged and new variants of the banking trojan are being spread through exploitation of a Microsoft Windows bug, CVE-2015-0057, which has a patch, two security firms have found.

According to Bitdefender, thousands of users received an archive housing a malicious .exe file which purportedly came from a tax consultant requesting additional information to complete a financial transaction.

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