Uh oh, destructive Home windows shortcuts are generating a return

At minimum two danger actors have just lately been noticed distributing malicious Home windows shortcut data files intended to infect victims with malware.

Late past week, cybersecurity researchers from Varonis claimed observing the dreaded Emotet threat actor, as effectively as the lesser-identified Golden Chickens group (AKA Venom Spider), distributing .ZIP archives via e-mail, and in all those archives, .LNK data files.