Trojanized Tor browser lets attacks steal from users' e-wallets

Trojanized Tor browser lets attacks steal from users' e-wallets

Researchers have discovered a trojanized version of a Tor private browser that targets Russian-speaking dark web marketplace visitors and lets cybercriminals steal from their e-wallet transactions.


The developers behind the malicious browser have so far stolen at least $40,000 in bitcoin, although the true number is likely higher. Researchers from ESET discovered a version of the trojanized app that was modified from the legitimate January 2018 release of Tor Browser 7.5. However, the cybercriminal operation dates back even further to at least 2017, while two malicious domains used to distribute the malware were created way back in 2014, trojanized browser attacks steal users wallets