Hackers are repackaging popular hacking tools to carry the njRat trojan.
Hackers are concentrating on other hackers with malicious instruments, in a bid to gain access to systems their friends have already infiltrated, based on researchers at Cyberreason.
As reported by TechCrunch, popular hacking tools are being repackaged to carry njRat, a widely known RAT (Remote Access Trojan).
This means each time a hacker downloads an contaminated software they in flip fall sufferer to a trojan assault, compromising their systems.
njRAT itself is seven years previous, allegedly originating within the Middle East, and is at present being distributed on hacking boards.
According to Cyberreason’s Amit Serper, njRat offers the attacker full access to the goal’s desktop, together with recordsdata, passwords, and their webcam and microphone.
“So far, now we have discovered samples which are both pretending to be numerous hacking tools or pretending to be installers of the Chrome Internet browser,” stated the researchers chargeable for the invention.
The infected hacking tools embody exploit scanners, tools for brute forcing accounts and SQL injection tools.