The evasive Baldr malware may hit back in new forms, warns SophosLabs1 min read . Updated: 26 Aug 2019, 03:39 PM IST
- Baldr was used to target PC gamers living around the world; Indonesia (21%), the United States (10.52%), Brazil (14.14%), Russia (13.68%), India (8.77%) and Germany (5.43%) were the countries most affected
- It was named Baldr as security researchers believe it to be the handiwork of LordOdin, a hacker active on Russian forums
Security researchers at cybersecurity firm SophosLabs have released a detailed report on Baldr, a new type of malware that first surfaced in January on Deep Web and then went out of circulation in June 2019 after a falling out between its creators and distributors. The malware was used to target PC gamers across the world. According to Sophos’ report, Indonesia (21%), the United States (10.52%), Brazil (14.14%), Russia (13.68%), India (8.77%) and Germany (5.43%) were among those that were most affected.
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