Managed service providers are being targeted with malware that uses a complex mixture of strategies to go unnoticed, according to Huntress Labs.

The attack is more complex than originally thought, according to a followup report Wednesday on the malware first detailed in June. Huntress Labs initially explained the malware they discovered on two MSPs as using a novel trick to disguise its activity as a log file; the malware also launched native, living-off-the-land tools as renamed processes.

Now, in the latest report, they detail several new ways the malware hides its actions.

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