Malspam Campaigns Distribute HawkEye Keylogger, Post Ownership Change


After the HawkEye malware kit underwent an ownership change and new development, researchers are spotting the keylogger used in several malicious email campaigns.

The HawkEye malware kit and information-stealer has been spotted in a newfound slew of campaigns after a recent ownership change.

While the keylogger has been in continuous development since 2013, in December a thread on a hacking site noted an ownership change, after which posts on hacking forums began to appear, selling new versions of the kit. “HawkEye Reborn v9” sports new anti-detection features and other changes, researchers said.

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Source: ThreatPost