Expert Insight On New Phoenix Keylogger Tries To Stop Over 80 Security Products To Avoid Detection

A new keylogger called Phoenix that started selling on hacking forums over the summer has now been linked to more than 10,000 infections, researchers from Cybereason said today in a report. Released in July on HackForums, the Phoenix Keylogger is a new threat that has slowly gained a following on the malware scene.New malware distribution campaigns are being spotted every few weeks, according to threat intelligence shared on Twitter.


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Eoin Keary, CEO and Cofounder,  Edgescan
November 22, 2019
The malicious software is available to buy for $14.99 per month of $78.99 for a lifetime subscription.
The Phoenix keylogger is advanced and production quality. It can not only log keystrokes, but also capture screenshots. This could be used to defeat multi-factor authentication schemes. It leverages a CVE CVE-2017-11882, which is a Microsoft office vulnerability relating to Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3, Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2, Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1, and Micros ....
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