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US-bound travelers looking for a visa might get a RAT instead

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 8, 2016.

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    F-Secure researchers have discovered that travelers who applied for a US Visa in Switzerland have recently been targeted by cyber-criminals wielding the latest version of the Qarallax RAT (QRAT). The criminals impersonated the US Visa Service Desk on Skype. The service’s legitimate Skype account is ustraveldocs-Switzerland, while the crooks registered the ustravelidocs- Switzerland account (notice the extra “i” and space after the dash). Further research revealed a host of similar fake accounts, targeting US-bound travelers … More →

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