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NodeStealer Malware Hijacking Facebook Business Accounts for Malicious Ads
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NodeStealer Malware Hijacking Facebook Business Accounts for Malicious Ads

Phishing advertisements using "revealing photos of young women" are being used on hacked Facebook business accounts to entice users to download an updated version of the malware known as NodeStealer. In a study released this week, Bitdefender stated that clicking on advertisements instantly downloads an archive containing a malicious "Photo Album".exe file that also drops a second executable written in.NET. This payload is responsible for stealing passwords and browser cookies. In May 2023, NodeStealer—a JavaScript virus intended to enable account takeovers—was first made public by Meta. Since then, a Python-based variation has been used by the operation's threat actors in their attacks. With Facebook advertising serving as the primary read more NodeStealer Malware Hijacking Face...