Analysis of malware responsible for sextortion spam that mines for Monero on the side

Posted by    on   Oct 14, 2019

Reason Cybersecurity was one of the Platinum partners of VB2019. After a guest blog post published earlier this month, their researchers have written an analysis of malware they call 'Save Yourself'.

Platinum-reason.pngThe malware is responsible for sending a large number of spam emails part of a sextortion campaign, where the goal is to trick the recipient into believing their computer has been infected and that their porn-browsing details will be published unless they pay an extortion fee. The malware also mines for the Monero cryptocurrency.

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