Google takes action against CryptBot malware that steals data from Chrome users

  • Google has disrupted infrastructure linked to the CryptBot malware.
  • CryptBot is malicious information-stealing malware that was first discovered in 2019.
  • It has stolen data from hundreds of thousands of Chrome users in the past year.
  • CryptBot is typically distributed through spoofed websites that masquerade as legitimate software sites offering free downloads.


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