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QakBot malware is BACK months after being shut down by FBI! Know how it targets you

Cybersecurity threat QakBot has returned after being shut down earlier by FBI. QakBot is targeting victims in the hospitality sector, appearing as a PDF file sent via email phishing by actors masquerading as the IRS. First appearing in 2008 as a banking trojan and credential stealer, it has evolved into a multi-purpose botnet. Microsoft reports that once the PDF file is downloaded and opened, the malware is installed on the computer.

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