Recent analysis reveals that the RedLine malware strain is being distributed online for a sale price of around $200. This strain of malware is known for stealing information stored on popular web browsers such as Chrome, Edge, and Opera and is popular because its ease of use. The dangers of storing information within browsers greatly outweighs its convenience, specifically password storage. In some cases, RedLine has been able to bypass anti-malware solutions and access the “Login Data” file used on all Chromium web browsers. The popularity of Redline continues to rise as analysts revealed criminals obtained nearly half of the data on the 2easy criminal marketplace using the malware.
Written by: Nataliia Zdrok, Threat Intelligence Analyst at Binary Defense Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increased