Qakbot Botnet Injects Malware into Email Threads

Qakbot Botnet Injects Malware into Email Threads-01

The Qakbot malware is now hijacking email threads to download malicious DLLs that, among other things, inject password-stealing code into webpages.

The Qakbot botnet is becoming more dangerous, since it now attacking email threads and injecting harmful modules to boost the botnet’s overall power. Researchers have published a detailed analysis of the botnet, revealing how it has recently spread via email thread hijacking – an assault in which malware operators send spam responses to active email threads.

Qakbot has also been sucking up system information in a recent campaign, according to researchers.

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