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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1491 iSpy Keylogger targets passwords, Skype, webcams
Researchers are monitoring sales and infection rates of a new keylogger being sold on the dark web for $25 to $35.

Along with capturing keystrokes, iSpy grabs passwords stored in web browsers, records Skype chats, takes webcam screenshots and steals the license keys of software such as Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office.

According to Zscaler ThreatLabZ, the malware is delivered via malicious JavaScript or document attachments in spam campaigns. What makes iSpy a unique keylogger, says ThreatLabZ, is the fact versions of it are signed and use (expired) digital certificates in an attempt to maintain an appearance of legitimacy when being scanned initially by security software.
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