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A Look at Baldr, a New Type of Malware Circulating in Hacking Forums

Malware developers in underground hacking forums are reportedly pushing a new malware called Baldr. Popular mostly in Russian forums, Baldr received acclamation at the time of inception in January. Like other malware, it steals information through phishing and rapid attacks. However, unlike other malicious software, the new stealer does not spread over networks of infected computers, nor does it embed itself on a compromised system, as is the case for Trojans used for espionage. Baldr is a grab-and-go malware that is not designed to infiltrate networks over lengthy periods. It is designed to steal passwords, sensitive files, browser history and cookies, then it leaves the infected user device. Experts at cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes report that Baldr is likely not going away ...