PROPagate Code Injection Technique Detected in the Wild for the First Time

29th June, 2018 By Catalin Cimpanu

 

PROPagate

 

Security firm FireEye has detected that malware authors have deployed the PROPagate code injection technique for the first time inside a live malware distribution campaign.

 

PROPagate is a relatively new code injection technique discovered last November.

Back then, a security researcher found that an attacker could abuse the SetWindowSubclass API, a function of the Windows operating system that manages GUIs, to load and execute malicious code inside the processes of legitimate apps.

 

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