Security Newsletter
26 Jun 2023
Trojanized Super Mario game used to install Windows malware
A trojanized installer for the popular Super Mario 3: Mario Forever game for Windows has been infecting unsuspecting players with multiple malware infections. Super Mario 3: Mario Forever is a free-to-play remake of the classic Nintendo game developed by Buziol Games and released for the Windows platform in 2003.
The game became very popular, downloaded by millions, who praised it for featuring all the mechanics of the classic Mario series but with updated graphics and modernized styling and sound.
Development of the game continued for another decade, releasing multiple subsequent versions that brought bug fixes and improvements. Today, it remains a post-modern classic.
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Kindred Group is one of the world’s leading online gambling operators with business across Europe, US and Australia, offering more than 30 million customers across 9 brands a great form of entertainment in a safe, fair and sustainable environment. The company, which employs about 2,000 people, is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Large Cap and is a member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and founding member of IBIA (Sports Betting Integrity Association). Kindred Group is audited and certified by eCOGRA for compliance with the 2014 EU Recommendation on Consumer Protection and Responsible Gambling (2014/478/EU). Read more on
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