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NitroHack Modifies Windows Discord Client into Infostealing Trojan

Security researchers discovered a new malware threat called “NitroHack” that modifies the Discord client for Windows into an infostealing trojan.MalwareHunterTeam observed malicious actors abusing DM’s from infected Discord users as a distribution vector. Specifically, they leveraged those accounts to inform a victim’s friends that th
Publish At:2020-06-22 12:37 | Read:400 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News Discord

Updated AnarchyGrabber Steals Passwords, Spreads to Discord Friends

Researchers found an updated version of AnarchyGrabber that steals victims’ plaintext passwords for and infects victims’ friends on Discord.Detected as AnarchyGrabber3, the new trojan variant modified the Discord client’s %AppData%Discord[version]modulesdiscord_desktop_coreindex.js file upon successful installation. This process gave the ma
Publish At:2020-05-26 08:09 | Read:303 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News Anarchy

Discord users tempted by bots offering “free Nitro games”

The last few weeks have seen multiple instances of problematic bots appearing in Discord channels. They bring tidings of gifts, but the reality is quite a bit different. Given so many more young kids and teens are at home during the current global lockdown, they may well see this scam bouncing around their chat channels. Worried parents may want to point the
Publish At:2020-04-17 16:31 | Read:1034 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime bots discord gaming spam streaming twitch videoga

Technology and the power of moral panic

Moral panic is a fascinating topic, and often finds itself tied up in the cutting edge-technology of the times once it works its way into the hands of younger generations. Music, games, movies—pretty much anything you can think of is liable to gatecrash the “won’t somebody think of the children?” party no matter how well-meaning or patently silly it is. Last
Publish At:2020-03-05 14:55 | Read:724 | Comments:0 | Tags:Awareness computer games cyber discord elvis hacking kali li

How Chat App Discord Is Abused by Cybercriminals to Attack ROBLOX Players

Cybercriminals targeting gamers are nothing new. We’ve reported many similar incidents in the past, from fake game apps to real-money laundering through online game currencies. Usually the aim is simple: to steal personal information and monetize it. And usually, for that purpose the game itself is abused. In the particular scenario we are describing in this
Publish At:2017-08-08 15:20 | Read:5515 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits Vulnerabilities API Chat Program API Discord ROBLOX

Victim Machine has joined #general: Using Third-Party APIs as C&C Infrastructure

Imagine a well-experienced security analyst at a major company going through his normal routine of checking logs at the end of the workday. A quick look at the company’s security solution logs reveal nothing too peculiar or alarming — except for one thing: a higher than normal amount of traffic to the office’s newly introduced third-party chat platform. He d
Publish At:2017-06-06 16:20 | Read:4359 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits Vulnerabilities API Chat Program API Discord Slack

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