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Cybercrime, false hotel booking conveys Formbook

Technical analysis by the Malware Hunter JAMESWT

False hotel booking conveys a new Formbook campaign. The email compressed attachment contains an executable, the malware itself. Objective: to steal sensitive data from victims

A false hotel reservation is the latest cybercrime lure to convey a new global Formbook campaign. The email compressed attachment contains in rar format contains an executable file, the malware itself.

The goal is to steal sensitive data from victims. FormBook, in fact, through the keylogger function, is able to acquire everything the user types. It can also steal email and browser credentials, as well as take screenshots. Finally, it has the ability to remotely issue commands on the infected PC, such as downloading additional payloads or updating those present.

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