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IT News Online – Professional stealers: opportunistic scammers targeting users of Steam, Roblox, and Amazon in 111 countries

ACN Newswire
2022-11-29

– Over 50 million passwords stolen in 7 months of 2022
– Underground market value of stolen logs and compromised card details around US$5.8 million
– India saw the highest number of infected devices in the Asia Pacific, followed closely by Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam

Singapore, Nov 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – Group-IB, one of the global leaders in cybersecurity, has identified 34 Russian-speaking groups that are distributing info-stealing malware under the stealer-as-a-service model. The cybercriminals use mainly Racoon and Redlinestealers to obtain passwords for gaming accounts on Steam and Roblox, credentials for Amazon and PayPal, as well as users’ payment records and crypto wallet credentials. In the first seven months of 2022, the gangs collectively infected over 890,000 user devices and stole over 50 mln passwords. All the identified groups orchestrate their attacks through Russian-language Telegram…

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