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NightHunter: Malware data theft Campaign has been active since 2009

Cyber Security
Cyphort Labs has discovered an extensive data theft campaign that we have named Nighthunter. The campaign has been active since 2009 and is designed to steal login credentials of users. Posted on July 9, 2014 by McEnroe Navaraj · Campaign is amassing login credentials of users. At this point it does not seem likely that they are targeting specific organization or industries. We have seen threat activity across several verticals including energy, education, insurance and even charities. · Targeted applications include Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Dropbox and Skype. · Intent of data collection is unknown but attackers have many options to leverage the credentials and the potential for analyzing and correlating the stolen data to mount highly targeted, damaging attacks is high. · NightHunter