Bitdefender Labs Sees Increased Malicious and Scam Activity Exploiting the War in Ukraine

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edited March 2022 in News & Blogs

As the war in Ukraine intensifies, researchers at Bitdefender Labs are picking up waves of fraudulent and malicious emails exploiting the humanitarian crisis and charitable spirit of recipients across the globe. What we’ve seen so far:

Since March 1, Bitdefender Labs have been tracking two phishing campaigns attempting to infect recipients with two well-known remote access Trojans – Agent Tesla and Remcos.

Agent Tesla is an infamous Malware-as-a-service (MaaS) RAT and data stealer that has been prevalent in numerous email-based cyberattacks during the health crisis. Perpetrators use Agent Tesla to exfiltrate sensitive information including credentials, keystrokes and clipboard data from their targets.

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