Two New Platforms Found Offering Cybercrime-as-a-Service to ‘Wannabe Hackers’

Cybercrime has continued to evolve and today exists in a highly organised form.

Cybercrime has increasingly been commercialised, and itself become big business by renting out an expanded range of hacking tools and technologies, from exploit kits to ransomware, to help anyone build threats and launch attacks.

In past few years, we have witnessed the increase in the popularity of malware-as-a-service (MaaS), which is today a prosperous business on the underground black market that offers an array of services, including ransomware-as-a-service, DDoS-as-a-service, phishing-as-a-service, and much more.

Two such services have recently been spotted by two separate group of researchers, which we have detailed in this article.A new credential stealing malware that targets primarily web browsers is being marketed at Russian-speaking web forums for as cheap as $7, allowing anyone with even little technical knowledge to hack as many computers as they want.

Dubbed Ovidiy Stealer, the malware was initially appeared just last month but is being regularly updated by its Russian-speaking authors and actively adopted by cyber criminals.

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Source: The Hacker News