February 5, 2015

Spyware tries to lure gamers through fake in-game voice apps (updated)

Malware targeting gamers usually tends to revolve around the games themselves, such as fake copies of a hot new shooter or deceptive in-game items. Well, it looks like these attackers are mixing up their strategy: Malwarebytes Labs has found spyware spoofing an in-game voice chat app. At first, it steers you to a fake website offering Razer’s Comms software. If you’re eager enough to click the Windows download link, you instead get a script that tries to harvest your logins and other sensitive info. A cursory glance suggests that it’s (poorly) written by Russian cybercriminals renting their services.

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