Posts Tagged: DIY Password Stealing Malware

A peek inside a DIY password stealing malware


On a daily basis, we continue to observe the emergence of the DIY (do-it-yourself) trend within the entire cybercrime ecosystem. And although the DIY activity cannot be compared to the malicious impact caused by “cybercrime-as-a-service” managed underground market propositions, it allows virtually anyone to enter the profitable world of cybercrime, thanks to the ongoing leaks of proprietary malware generating tools and freely available alternatives. In this post, I’ll profile the latest version of a Russian DIY password stealing malware that’s targeting multiple browers, Email, IM, FTP clients, as well as online poker clients.

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