Security Malware and Antivirus viruses Using the name of a DDoS tool, some cybercriminals have distributed the Phoenix malware on Telegram, deceiving unsuspecting victims. Many "good" hackers have responded to the Ukrainian government's call to carry out DDoS attacks against Russian sites (the activity is considered illegal in many countries). Instead, "bad" hackers use the opportunity to distribute malware, as noted by experts at Cisco Talos. In order not to have problems, it is always recommended to install a complete security solution. One of the best on the market is Norton 360 Deluxe, currently available at a 63% discount. Malware hidden in Liberator Even inexperienced users could contribute to the Ukrainian cause, as there are tools that automate DDoS attacks on specific targets. One of them is disBalancer's Liberator. The version available on the official website allows you to send a large number of requests to sites considered close to the Russian government. Just run the app for Windows, macOS and Linux to launch DDoS attacks against a list of sites downloaded from the server.
The Ukrainian government uses Telegram to "recruit" hackers. Cybercriminals are also taking advantage of the popularity of the messaging service to distribute an alleged DDoS tool called Liberator. Instead, it is the Phoenix malware, an infostealer that collects numerous data from browsers, VPNs, cryptocurrency wallets and other applications. The stolen information is then sent to a remote server.malware