New DotRunpeX Malware Delivers Multiple Malware Families

New DotRunpeX Malware Delivers Multiple Malware Families

A new piece of malware dubbed dotRunpeX is being used to distribute numerous known malware families such as Agent TeslaAve MariaBitRATFormBookLokiBotNetWireRaccoon StealerRedLine StealerRemcosRhadamanthys, and Vidar.

“DotRunpeX is a new injector written in .NET using the Process Hollowing technique and used to infect systems with a variety of known malware families,” Check Point said in a report published last week.

Alternatively, it’s known to leverage malicious Google Ads on search result pages to direct unsuspecting users searching for popular software such as AnyDesk and LastPass to copycat sites hosting trojanized installers.

DotRunpeX Malware

Check Point’s analysis has further revealed that “each dotRunpeX sample has an embedded payload of a certain malware family to be injected,” with the injector specifying a list of anti-malware processes to be terminated.

There are signs that dotRunpeX could be affiliated to Russian-speaking actors based on the language references in the code. The most frequently delivered malware families delivered by the emerging threat include RedLine, Raccoon, Vidar, Agent Tesla, and FormBook.