Malvertising Campaign Targets Brazil’s PIX Payment System with GoPIX Malware

Due to its widespread use, threat actors have found Brazil’s PIX instant payment system to be a desirable target for their new GoPIX malware, which they hope to use to make illegal gains.

Based on its tracking of the ongoing campaign since December 2022, Kaspersky has reported that the attacks are carried out through the use of malicious advertising that appear when potential victims type in “WhatsApp web” into search engines.

The Russian cybersecurity provider stated, “The cybercriminals use malvertising: their links are placed in the ad section of the search results, so the user sees them first.” “The user gets redirected to the virus landing page if they click on such a link read more Malvertising Campaign Targets Brazil’s PIX Payment System with GoPIX Malware.

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