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FBI warns "Beta Bot" can kill your anti-virus programs, steal data

coondoggie (973519) writes | about a year ago

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coondoggie (973519) writes "The FBI sent out a warning today about an uptick in the use of malware known as Beta Bot that can steal sensitive data such as log-in credentials and financial information. The FBI says Beta Bot blocks computer users’ access to security websites and disables anti-virus programs, leaving computers vulnerable to compromise. Cyber criminals aiming Beta Bot at financial institutions, e-commerce sites, online payment platforms, and social networking."
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