Spyware.Vidar

Short bio

Spyware.Vidar is Malwarebytes’ detection name for an information stealer sold under the name VIDAR Pro Stealer.

VIDAR Pro Stealer

Type and source of infection

Spyware.Vidar is a product that offers the threat actors the option to set their preferences for the stolen information. Besides credit card numbers and passwords stored in other applications, Vidar can also scrape an impressive selection of digital wallets.
Spyware.Vidar can be spread using various campaigns. We have noticed it as a payload for the Fallout exploit kit.

Protection

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Remediation

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  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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