Scranos, a new rootkit malware, steals passwords and pushes YouTube clicks

Security researchers have discovered an unusual new malware that steals user passwords and account payment methods stored in a victim’s browser — and also silently pushes up YouTube subscribers and revenue. The malware, Scranos, infects with rootkit capabilities, burying deep into vulnerable Windows computers to gain persistent access — even after the computer restarts.

Link: Scranos, a new rootkit malware, steals passwords and pushes YouTube clicks
via techcrunch.com

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