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New Mystic Stealer Malware Targets 40 Web Browsers and 70 Browser Extensions

June 19, 2023

A new information-stealing malware called Mystic Stealer has been found to steal data from about 40 different web browsers and over 70 web browser extensions.

First advertised on April 25, 2023, for $150 per month, the malware also targets cryptocurrency wallets, Steam, and Telegram, and employs extensive mechanisms to resist analysis.

“The code is heavily obfuscated making use of polymorphic string obfuscation, hash-based import resolution, and runtime calculation of constants,” InQuest and Zscaler researchers said in an analysis published last week.

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