Vega Stealer Malware Takes Aim at Chrome, Firefox

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    silversurfer Malware Tester Silver Member

    A malware dubbed Vega Stealer has been uncovered, looking to make off with saved credentials and credit-card information in the Chrome and Firefox browsers. While it’s a simple payload for now, researchers said it has the ability to evolve into something more concerning in the future.

    Proofpoint, which was first to observe the bad code making the rounds in the cyber-firmament, said the malware is a variant of August Stealer. It has a subset of the parent malware’s functionality as well as additional features.

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