This password-stealing malware just evolved a new tactic to remain hidden

    Date03 May 2019
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    A well-known form of malware which has been stealing login credentials and finances from enterprises for over a decade has once again been updated with new tricks to make it more effective at avoiding detection.

    Qakbot - also known as Qbot - has been afflicting businesses since 2008, using worm-like capabilities to spread. The information-stealing trojan malware targets Microsoft Windows systems in an effort to create backdoors and make off with the usernames and passwords which can provide access to financial data.

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