White and black hats tinker with XML .SettingContent-ms files as a method to deliver malware
Hackers have been experimenting with a newly discovered technique to commandeer Windows 10 boxes.
The approach, revealed at the start of June, relies on abusing Windows Settings files (.SettingContent-ms), an XML file type introduced in Windows 10. The technology allows users to create “shortcuts” to various Windows settings pages.
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