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IBM warns of new CoreBot stealer


Securityweek - (International) Security researchers at IBM discovered a new threat dubbed "CoreBot" that uses a modular plugin system to steal local data from Web browsers, applications, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) clients, email clients, and other software after setting up a key in the Microsoft Windows Registry to maintain persistence. The malware also contains a domain generation algorithm (DGA), and can download and execute other threats through Windows PowerShell.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:09