The Valak Malware is a sophisticated malware previously classified as a malware loader. Though it was first observed in late 2019, the Cybereason Nocturnus team has investigated a series of dramatic changes, an evolution of over 30 different versions in less than six months.
This research shows that Valak is more than just a loader for other malware, and can also be used independently as an information
stealer to target individuals and enterprises.
Consider social engineering awareness and training, which are key in preventing such attacks.
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