Hibernating Qakbot: A Comprehensive Study and In-depth Campaign Analysis

In the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, banking trojans continue to pose a significant risk to organizations worldwide. Among them, Qakbot, also known as QBot or Pinkslipbot, stands out as a highly sophisticated and persistent malware active since 2007, targeting businesses across different countries.

With a primary focus on stealing financial data and login credentials from web browsers, Qakbot also serves as a backdoor to inject next-stage payloads like Cobalt Strike and ransomware. Its adaptability, evasive techniques, and global reach have made it a formidable adversary for cybersecurity professionals seeking to defend against its malicious activities.

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Source: Zscaler