Scranos, a new rootkit malware, steals passwords and pushes YouTube clicks

Scranos, a new rootkit malware, steals passwords and pushes YouTube clicks

2019-04-16T09:25:45+01:00April 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

On Tuesday April 16, 2019, Zack Whittaker at TechCrunch wrote:
Security researchers have discovered an unusual new malware that steals user passwords and account payment methods stored in a victim’s browser — and also silently pushes up YouTube subscribers and revenue. The malware, Scranos, infects with rootkit capabilities, burying deep into vulnerable …

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