FBI: “Beta Bot” Malware Kills Your Anti-Virus And Steals Data

FBI: “Beta Bot” Malware Kills Your Anti-Virus And Steals Data

Here is something to warn your users against. It uses social engineering to make them click on a “windows” popup box.

This week, the FBI sent out a warning that a commercial strain of malware known as “Beta Bot” can turn off your antivirus, stops access to the websites of antivirus vendors so that your antivirus program cannot call home for fresh definitions, and steals your user name and password when you log into your financial institutions, e-commerce sites, online payment platforms, and social networks.

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