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This Google Ads campaign promotes malware that is undetectable by your antivirus software

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Cybersecurity researchers have spotted a new advertising campaign on the Google Ads network that pushes malware onto unsuspecting victims’ endpoints. What makes this malware marketing campaign different from others is the fact that the malware being distributed is almost impossible for today’s antivirus solutions to pick up.

The threat actors made it work by writing code that only virtual machines could understand. If the victims run the malware, the virtual machine can translate the code back to its original code and run the malicious executable.