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Rustbased Realst Infostealer Targeting Apple macOS Users’ Cryptocurrency Wallets
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Rustbased Realst Infostealer Targeting Apple macOS Users’ Cryptocurrency Wallets

A new malware family known as Realst has become the latest to attack Apple macOS devices, with one-third of the variants already built to infect macOS 14 Sonoma, the operating system's impending major version. The malware, written in the Rust programming language, is spread as phoney blockchain games and is capable of "emptying crypto wallets and stealing stored password and browser data" from both Windows and macOS PCs. Security researcher iamdeadlyz spotted Realst in the wild for the first time. "Realst Infostealer is distributed via malicious websites advertising fake blockchain games with names such as Brawl Earth, WildWorld, Dawnland, Destruction, Evolion, Pearl, Olymp of Reptiles, and SaintLegend," SentinelOne security researcher Phil Stokes wrote in a report read more Rustbas...
New DoubleFinger Loader Targets Cryptocurrency Wallets with Stealer
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New DoubleFinger Loader Targets Cryptocurrency Wallets with Stealer

A cutting-edge attack targeting users in Europe, the United States, and Latin America has been seen to deploy a cryptocurrency stealer known as GreetingGhoul using a revolutionary multi-stage loader called DoubleFinger. According to a paper published on Monday by Kaspersky researcher Sergey Lozhkin, "DoubleFinger is deployed on the target machine, when the victim opens a malicious PIF attachment in an email message, ultimately executing the first of DoubleFinger's loader stages." A customized version of espexe.exe, or the Microsoft Windows Economical Service Provider application, which is designed to run shellcode in order to retrieve a PNG image file from the image hosting service Imgur, serves as the launchpad for the attacks read more New DoubleFinger Loader Targets Cryptocurrenc...
Stealthy Bandit Stealer Targeting Web Browsers and Cryptocurrency Wallets
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Stealthy Bandit Stealer Targeting Web Browsers and Cryptocurrency Wallets

Security researchers are paying attention to a new stealthy information thief virus called Bandit Stealer since it can target a variety of web browsers and cryptocurrency wallets. In research released on Friday, Trend Micro stated that Bandit Stealer "has the potential to expand to other platforms as it was developed using the Go programming language, possibly allowing cross-platform compatibility." By utilizing the official command-line tool runas.exe, which enables users to run programs as another user with differing rights, the malware is currently concentrated on attacking Windows systems read more about New Stealthy Bandit Stealer Targeting Web Browsers and Cryptocurrency Wallets. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and...
Telegram WhatsApp Trojanized to Target Cryptocurrency Wallets
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Telegram WhatsApp Trojanized to Target Cryptocurrency Wallets

It has been discovered that dozens of websites have been put up to distribute Trojanized versions of the WhatsApp and Telegram apps to Android and Windows users. Security experts at ESET have found that the majority of these apps rely on malware called clipper that is intended to steal or alter the contents of the Android clipboard. They are all pursuing the bitcoin funds of their victims, with several of them focusing on cryptocurrency wallets. This was the first time we had observed Android clippers concentrating solely on instant messaging read more Telegram WhatsApp Trojanized to Target Cryptocurrency Wallets. Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity news and increase your cybersecurity awareness through ReconBee.com's in-depth coverage of the newest threats, breaches, a...