sLoad 2.0 -A PowerShell Based Malware Infecting Windows Systems With An Anti-Analysis Techniques – Microsoft APT



Researchers from Microsoft discovered a new version of PowerShell Based Malware sLoad 2.0 that using Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) for malicious activities to attack Windows systems.

Microsoft called this new version as “Starslord” based on strings in the malware code, and this new version Sload 2.0 comes with an anti-analysis trick that helps attackers to isolate the malware analyst machine and the actual target machine.

Researchers believe that the new version 2.0 of the Sload campaign attack chain similar to the previous version and the malware authors added some updates.

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