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Electric Company Suffers Security Breach due to Downloaded Game

Electric Company Suffers Security Breach due to Downloaded Game

Created: Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:59
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Cyber Security

A corporate computer infected with the Azorult information-stealing Trojan at a South African energy supplier led to the exposure of the company’s network credentials, customer information, redacted customer credit card information, and sensitive business information. According to a screenshot created by Azorult when it was installed, the infection was masquerading as a downloader for The Sims 4 game. Downloading software has always been a common source for computer infections, but over the last few months has increasingly become more problematic. Not only are Trojans such as Azorult being distributed through fake sites, but the STOP Ransomware has also been heavily distributed through them as well. Read the article at Bleeping Computer.