AT&T Alien Labs researchers have discovered a new variant of BlackGuard stealer in the wild, infecting systems using spear phishing attacks. The malware evolved since its previous variant and now arrives with new capabilities.
- BlackGuard steals user sensitive information from a wide range of applications and browsers.
- The malware can hijack crypto wallets copied to clipboard.
- The new variant is trying to propagate through removable media and shared devices.
Ofer Caspi is a security researcher at Alien Labs, part of the AT&T Cybersecurity. Read more AT&T Cybersecurity blogs here. Regularly contributed guest blogs are part of MSSP Alert’s sponsorship program.