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FBI seizes Warzone RAT infrastructure, arrests malware vendor
2024-02-12 23:09

The FBI dismantled the Warzone RAT malware operation, seizing infrastructure and arresting two individuals associated with the cybercrime operation.

Warzone RAT is commodity malware created in 2018 that offers numerous features to aid cybercrime, including UAC bypass, hidden remote desktop, cookie and password stealing, keylogging, webcam recording, file operations, reverse proxy, remote shell, and process management.

Apart from the arrests and seizure of the sites, the international law enforcement effort led by the FBI also resulted in identifying and confiscating server infrastructure linked to the malware, including in Canada, Croatia, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Romania.

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