Malware Disguised as Russia DDoS Tool Attacks Pro-Ukraine Hackers

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In a recent threat advisory, Cisco Talos has highlighted a campaign it observed in which a threat actor was distributing a malicious distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) tool on Telegram, ostensibly to batter Russian websites. According to researchers, the file is the Phoenix Infostealer, which is after credentials and financial information.

The Infostealer posing as a DDoS tool to attack Russian targets is only one example of the myriad ways cybercriminals are profiting from the invasion by targeting sympathisers on both sides, researchers said.

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