Malware attacks go on with one more hit. This time, targets are gaming platforms. This new malware is for sale on dark web forums now. Cybercriminals make use of the so-called BloodyStealer malware and perform their malicious actions by engaging in stealing accounts for gaming platforms such as EA Origin, Epic Games Store, Steam, and more that are also later sold on the black market.
BloodyStealer Malware: How It Works
The ones who discovered back in March the malware dubbed BloodyStealer are the Kaspersky security researchers. What BloodyStealer usually does is perform a series of malicious activities, mainly to steal and collect a broad spectrum of sensitive data. According to BleepingComputer, this is how the malware works:
it collects data from browsers cookies, passwords, credit cards, and forms; it steals PC and screenshots data; it steals desktop files (those with .txt extension) and the uTorrent client; memory logs collection; logging protection duplication; it has capabilities in terms of reverse engineering protection; it steals client sessions from clients such as Telegram, VimeWorld, GOG, Epic Games, Origin, Bethesda, and Steam. it does not work in CIS. it has also detection evasion and malware analysis protection features.
It is sold on