StealthWorker Brute-force Malware Attack on Windows & Linux Platform Via Hacked E-commerce Websites



Researchers discovered a new brute-force malware called StealthWorker that attack Windows & Linux platform via compromised E-commerce websites to steals personal information and payment data.

This Stealthy malware written in Golang language which is very rarely used by malware authors and this language already being used by Mirai botnet develop module.

In this case, E-commerce websites are being compromised by attackers using an embedded skimmer, before that they gain access to their target’s backend.

Threat actors achive this target by exploiting the vulnerabilities in the Content Management System (CMS) or abusing the plugin vulnerabilities.

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