Microsoft Warns of "Cryware" Info-Stealing Malware Targeting Crypto Wallets


The new threat has been called “cryware” by Google, with attacks resulting in the irreversible theft of virtual currencies via fraudulent transfers to an adversary-controlled wallet.

In a new analysis, Berman Enconado and Laurie Kirk of the Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team stated, “Cryware are information stealers that capture and exfiltrate data straight from non-custodial cryptocurrency wallets, also known as hot wallets.” Read More…