Hackers Push BatLoader via Google Search Ads


Malicious advertising promoting malware are more prevalent in Google search results. Recently, it was discovered that threat actors were utilising Google Adwords to spread the malware known as BatLoader. The campaign’s operators deliver malware using strategies that imitate software, and after infection, they add two more payloads.

Cybersecurity company eSentire claims that during this campaign, threat actors registered new domains to pose as popular businesses and apps, including ChatGPT, Zoom, Spotify, AnyDesk, Microsoft Teams, Java, Tableau, and Adobe.

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