Ducktail Cybercrime Operation in Vietnam Developing and Growing


According to WithSecure, formerly known as F-Secure Business, the Ducktail information stealer has been updated with new capabilities and the threat actors that use it have been expanding their operations.

Ducktail, a piece of malware that was first described earlier this year and is probably run by Vietnamese speakers, targets Facebook business users. The malware has been in use since the second half of 2021, and Ducktail’s operators have been active for at least since 2018. The threat actor is attempting to take over the accounts of businesses using Facebook’s Business/Ads platform because they are financially motivated to do so.

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The Ducktail infostealer was being delivered via LinkedIn earlier this year, but the operators have changed their methods to avoid detection.

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