This banking malware just added password and browser history stealing to its playbook

The Trickbot banking malware has added yet another tool to its arsenal, allowing crooks to steal passwords as well as steal browser data including web history and usernames.

The malware first appeared in 2016, initially focused on stealing banking credentials — but Trickbot is highly customisable and has undergone a series of updates since then. The latest trick — picked up by researchers at both Trend Micro and Fortinet — is the addition of a new module designed to steal passwords. This new Trickbot variant first emerged in October.

Read more about the latest version of the Trickbot malware on ZDNet.