IBM: CoreBot malware – simple but dangerous info stealer

September 3, 2015

Via: malware

IBM’s X-Force research team has uncovered a new piece of data-swiping malware whose modular design allows it to be quickly altered and made even more dangerous.

CoreBot’s main threat is its ability to steal passwords stored in the endpoint’s browser in areas such as webmail accounts, ewallets, private certificates and other personal data sources. Even though CoreBot is described as a generic information swiper, the IBM team said it considered it quite dangerous and capable of inflicting a great deal of harm.

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