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Backdoored Flight Simulator – Daily Security Byte

A Reddit user found a weird program called test.exe attached to a mod for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The program apparently steals your Chrome passwords, and sends them off to the mod creator. One might guess that perhaps a malicious criminal snuck this trojan into the developers mod… but nope! The developers claim they did it on purpose, as DRM. Watch today’s video to learn more about this incident, and what I think about this potentially illegal password stealing “DRM.”

Episode Runtime: 1:46

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Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)