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New Python-Based Snake Info Stealer Spreading Through Facebook Messages
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New Python-Based Snake Info Stealer Spreading Through Facebook Messages

Threat actors are using Facebook messaging to access Snake, a Python-based information stealer that is intended to obtain sensitive information, including credentials. According to a technical analysis by Cybereason researcher Kotaro Ogino, the credentials that are taken from gullible individuals are sent to several sites, including Telegram, GitHub, and Discord. In August 2023, information of the campaign initially surfaced on the social media network X. Attackers transmit seemingly innocent RAR or ZIP archive files to potential victims, which, when opened, start the infection sequence. Two downloaders are used in the intermediate stages: a batch script and a cmd script. The latter is in charge of downloading and running the information stealer from a GitLab repository under the...