Security experts at Cybereason have spotted a new information stealer, dubbed Raccoon, that is infecting hundreds of millions of victims worldwide.
The malware was designed to steal victims’ credit card data, email credentials,
The malware is offered with a malware-as-a-service (MaaS) model that allowed the threat to rapidly gain popularity in the
“Its popularity, even with a limited feature set, signals the continuation of a growing trend of the of malware as they follow a (Malware-as-a-Service) model and evolve their efforts.”
The experts explained that the Raccoon malware is not sophisticated but leverages several potential attack vectors and is able to steal a large quantity of sensitive data.
The analysis of the logs for sale in the underground community allowed the experts to estimate that Raccoon has already infected over 100,000 users worldwide. The key to
The malware was first spotted in April 2019, it is actively distributed via multiple exploit kits, including Fallout and RIG, and phishing campaigns
“Many in the community praise and endorse Raccoon’s malware capabilities and the services the team provides,” researchers said. “Some voices in the
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