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New WSH RAT Malware Targets Bank Customers with Keyloggers

New WSH RAT Malware Targets Bank Customers with Keyloggers (Malware and Vulnerabilities)

Security researchers have discovered an ongoing phishing campaign distributing a new remote access trojan (RAT) and actively targeting commercial banking customers with keyloggers and information stealers. WSH RAT comes packed with "features" "WSH is likely a reference to the legitimate Windows Script Host, which is an application used to execute scripts on Windows machines," according to Cofense's research team, the ones which discovered the new RAT. Additionally, WAS RAT is heavily marketed by its development team seeing that, while only being released on June 2, it is already actively being distributed via a phishing campaign in the form of malicious URLs, as well as MHT and ZIP files. Sample phishing email The RAT allows its buyers to launch attacks capable of stealing passwords from their victims' web browsers and email clients, controlling their targets' computers remotely, uploading, downloading, and executing files, as well as executing remote scripts and commands.

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