An Obscurity Malware Abstract 26 Million Passwords From Windows

As per the research done a colossal accumulation of datas from 1.2TB database includes browsers autofill data, cookies information, usernames and passwords, and payment information has drawn out by anonymous malware.

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The purloined data carries over 2 billion browser cookies, 1.1 million email addresses, 6.6 million document case and around 26 million login testimonials. In some occasions people will store their passwords of their bank accounts or whatever it is, in the form of text files which is created using Notepad.

The cache also includes 650000 Word and PDF files, and over 1 million images.

As per the report , around 3 million computers between 2018 to 2020 were infected by the malware. It also captures screenshot and pictures using webcam after infecting the pc’s.

Probably the aggressor attempt to purloin cryptocurrencies, once it became success with the informations grabbed by him, he will vend the datas to other batch and it usher to a ransomware attack, data violation, and business spying.

Security researchers at NordLocker said, “The truth is, anyone can get their hands on custom malware. It’s cheap, customizable, and can be found all over the web. Dark web ads for these viruses uncover even more truth about this market. For instance, anyone can get their own custom malware and even learn how to use the stolen data for as little as $100.”

In order to verify whether your data is leaked or not you can explore in the website named Have I Been Pwned by entering your mail address or phone number in the search bar. The particulars of the dreadful malware is added in the website.