Social networks, which have grown to occupy a significant portion of our lives, have been abused by criminals since their inception. With access to multiple legitimate social media accounts, threat actors can extort significant financial gains or even manipulate public opinion and change the course of elections. On the everyday level, financially motivated groups have created malvertising and spam campaigns and set up fully automated farms of content-sharing websites to increase revenue or sell and rent compromised accounts to other malicious actors.
Bitdefender products detect S1deload Stealer in all execution stages. We encourage users to never click on EXE files downloaded from untrusted sources. Additionally, users should never ignore alerts from security software.
An up-to-date, complete list of indicators of compromise is available to Bitdefender Advanced Threat Intelligence users. Currently known indicators of compromise can be found in the whitepaper below.