.. /.Cpl

Executable
Native
Double Click

Author:

mr.d0x

Description:

CPL or Control Panel Files are used by the Control Panel Windows application. CPL files can be used to download content from the internet or execute code.

OS:

Windows

Recommendation:

Block the download and execution of CPL files.

Resources:

https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/13/l/control-panel-files-used-as-malicious-attachments.html
https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/14/a/a-look-into-cpl-malware.html

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