A new and improved version of the info stealer and malware downloader Azorult was spotted being distributed by the RIG exploit kit.
Check Point researchers report the malware has been heavily upgraded, version 3.3 as labeled by its creators, and has been available for sale on the Dark Web since early October. The fact that a new version has been released came as no surprise to Check Point as the code for the previous two versions had been made public making it not as valuable.
The most prominent changes center on a new encryption methodology being used with the embedded command and control domain string and a new method to connect to the C&C server.
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