Oh great, hackers found a new way to sneak malware into your computer

Cybersecurity experts recently discovered a new technique for storing malware on an unsuspecting PC. Used by hackers, it involves slipping malware inside of Windows 11 event logs. To make matters worse, this new technique is designed to make the infection process nearly impossible to detect until it’s too late. 

Researchers at Kaspersky (thanks Bleeping Computer) analyzed a recent sample of the malware on a customer’s computer in February of this year. During their analysis, they found that a hacker was able to plant fileless malware into a victim’s file system by hiding it away in your Windows events logs. A first, according to Kaspersky.