Agent Tesla Keylogger Gets Data Theft and Targeting Update

Six-year-old keylogger malware called Agent Tesla has been updated again, this time with expanded targeting and improved data exfiltration features.

Agent Tesla first came into the scene in 2014, specializing in keylogging (designed to record keystrokes made by a user in order to exfiltrate data like credentials and more) and data-stealing. Since then keylogger has only gained momentum – showing up in more attacks in the first half of 2020 compared to the infamous TrickBot or Emotet malware, for instance.

Researchers warn that the newest iteration of the malware, disclosed on Tuesday, is likely to add to this volume of attacks, as threat actors move to adopt the updated version.

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Source: ThreatPost