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Malware Masked as Job Offers attacks the freelancers


Web applications – Fiverr and Freelancer which provide freelancing services to customers worldwide are abused by the hackers as they used the aforementioned platforms to deliver malware masked as job offers. Malware executes and installs keyloggers in victim’s files that came under the façade of ‘job description’ entailed in attachments.
The attacker tries to generate a counterfeit job offer for multiple users. AgentTesla and Remote Access Trojans (RATs) are two examples of keyloggers that can potentially be installed in a victim’s system. Referring to a report of MalwareHunterTeam, the attacks of such nature are preying upon widely used freelancing platforms Freelancer and Fiverr.
Unveiling the attack mechanics
The malicious malware which appears to be legitimately incorporated attacks the computer systems with Remote Desktop Monitoring software and keyloggers. Seeking assistance, victims resorted to the creator of the job offers when attacked via the documents...(continued)
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