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Twitch chat malware spreads, wipes dry Steam accounts

2014/09/15

Softpedia - (International) Researchers at F-Secure identified a piece of malware known as Eskimo that is being spread through a fake raffle invitation in Twitch.tv's chat feature. The page used for the fake raffle sign-up drops the Windows binary that can take screenshots as well as take control of the client for gaming service Steam to add friends, trade or sell items, and buy items if funds are available.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Twitch-Chat-Malware-Spreads-Wipes-Dry-Steam-Accounts-458857.shtml

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: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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