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Proofpoint Sounds Warning on Vega Stealer Targeted Data Theft Campaign

May 14, 2018

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Marketing, PR, and advertising firms are among those being targeted.

A low-volume data-stealing campaign with the potential to get much bigger has begun targeting retail and manufacturing companies and also a select list of marketing, advertising, and public relations firms.

Email security vendor Proofpoint says it has observed and blocked new malware called Vega Stealer that is being used in the campaign to steal saved credentials, credit card data, and profile information in the Chrome and Firefox browsers. The malware is also being used to steal other sensitive data from infected computers.

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