VirusTotal Hacking: Finding stolen credentials hosted on VirusTotal

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VirusTotal, the popular online service for analyzing suspicious files, URLs and IP addresses, can be used to collect credentials stolen by malware, researchers at SafeBreach have found. In fact, with a €600 VirusTotal license, they have managed to collect more than 1,000,000 credentials just by executing simple searches with a few tools. The source of the compromised credentials The credentials are contained in files that common info-stealers and keyloggers use to exfiltrate them from infected … More

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