ToxicEye: Trojan abuses Telegram platform to steal your data


Operators of a new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) are exploiting the Telegram service to maintain control of their malware. 

Dubbed ToxicEye, the RAT abuses Telegram as part of command-and-control (C2) infrastructure in order to conduct rampant data theft. 

On Thursday, Omer Hofman from Check Point Research said in a blog post that the new remote malware has been observed in the wild, with over over 130 attacks recorded in the past three months.

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