Embedding malicious codes into executable files during the download process

David Artykov
Apr 17 · 4 min read

Downloading files from the internet is not as secure as it will seem at first glance.

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I’m sure you’ve heard of the Evilgrade system, which allows you to “correct” the update mechanisms of common programs by replacing legitimate files with malicious ones. Do you believe that only the application’s changes are at risk? Well, you’re…