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New RedLine Stealer Variant Disguised as Game Cheats Using Lua Bytecode for Stealth
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New RedLine Stealer Variant Disguised as Game Cheats Using Lua Bytecode for Stealth

According to research from McAfee Labs, a new information thief has been discovered that uses Lua bytecode for further stealth and sophistication. Because the command-and-control (C2) server IP address has been previously linked to the virus, the cybersecurity company has determined that it is a variation of RedLine Stealer, a known malware. RedLine Stealer was first discovered in March 2020 and is usually distributed by email and malicious advertising campaigns. It can also be distributed through loader malware such as dotRunpeX and HijackLoader, as well as exploit kits. The readily available malware has the ability to collect data from online browsers, VPN programs, and cryptocurrency wallets. This data includes credit card numbers, autocomplete entries, saved login credentials...