Exploring the mechanics of Infostealer malware. [Research Saturday]

CyberWire Daily

Jun 15 2024 • 28 mins

This week, we are joined by a Security Researcher from SpyCloud Labs, James, who is discussing their work on "Unpacking Infostealer Malware: What we’ve learned from reverse engineering LummaC2 and Atomic macOS Stealer." Infostealer malware has become highly prevalent, with SpyCloud tracking over 50 families and finding that 1 in 5 digital identities are at risk. This research analyzes the workings and intentions behind infostealers like LummaC2 and Atomic macOS Stealer, focusing on the types of data extracted and the broader security implications. The research can be found here: Reversing LummaC2 4.0: Updates, Bug Fixes Reversing Atomic macOS Stealer: Binaries, Backdoors & Browser Theft How the Threat Actors at SpaxMedia Distribute Malware Globally Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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