May 18, 2015

Screech! Grand Theft Auto V malware mods warning

Security firm Malwarebytes has analysed the malicious files distributed through the scam – identified by the security firm as Trojan-Agent-TRK – in a blog post here.

Chris Boyd, a security researcher at Malwarebytes and keen gamer, told El Reg that the slinging malicious ad-ons towards gamers is a fairly common ruse.

“Game mods have been a target for many years, with an older version of GTA coming under fire from a notorious GTA: Hoodlife fake mod containing malware back in 2007,” Boyd explained.

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