Privacy Ninja



        • Secure your network against various threat points. VA starts at only S$1,000, while VAPT starts at S$4,000. With Price Beat Guarantee!

        • API Penetration Testing
        • Enhance your digital security posture with our approach that identifies and addresses vulnerabilities within your API framework, ensuring robust protection against cyber threats targeting your digital interfaces.

        • On-Prem & Cloud Network Penetration Testing
        • Boost your network’s resilience with our assessment that uncovers security gaps, so you can strengthen your defences against sophisticated cyber threats targeting your network

        • Web Penetration Testing
        • Fortify your web presence with our specialised web app penetration testing service, designed to uncover and address vulnerabilities, ensuring your website stands resilient against online threats

        • Mobile Penetration Testing
        • Strengthen your mobile ecosystem’s resilience with our in-depth penetration testing service. From applications to underlying systems, we meticulously probe for vulnerabilities

        • Cyber Hygiene Training
        • Empower your team with essential cybersecurity knowledge, covering the latest vulnerabilities, best practices, and proactive defence strategies

        • Thick Client Penetration Testing
        • Elevate your application’s security with our thorough thick client penetration testing service. From standalone desktop applications to complex client-server systems, we meticulously probe for vulnerabilities to fortify your software against potential cyber threats.

        • Source Code Review
        • Ensure the integrity and security of your codebase with our comprehensive service, meticulously analysing code quality, identifying vulnerabilities, and optimising performance for various types of applications, scripts, plugins, and more

        • Email Spoofing Prevention
        • Check if your organisation’s email is vulnerable to hackers and put a stop to it. Receive your free test today!

        • Email Phishing Excercise
        • Strengthen your defense against email threats via simulated attacks that test and educate your team on spotting malicious emails, reducing breach risks and boosting security.

        • Cyber Essentials Bundle
        • Equip your organisation with essential cyber protection through our packages, featuring quarterly breached accounts monitoring, email phishing campaigns, cyber hygiene training, and more. LAUNCHING SOON.

New Malware Steals Steam, Epic Games Store, and EA Origin Accounts

New Malware Steals Steam, Epic Games Store, and EA Origin Accounts

A new malware sold on dark web forums is being used by threat actors to steal accounts for multiple gaming platforms, including Steam, Epic Games Store, and EA Origin.

Kaspersky security researchers who spotted the new trojan in March dubbed it BloodyStealer and found that it’s capable of collecting and stealing a wide range of sensitive information, including cookies, passwords, bank cards, as well as sessions from various applications. 

This malware explicitly targets gaming platforms, like Steam, Epic Games, EA Origin, GOG Galaxy, and more, as it can harvest accounts for its operators, which later sell them in underground markets.

“While BloodyStealer is not made exclusively for stealing game-related information, the platforms it can target clearly point to the demand for this type of data among cybercriminals,” Kaspersky said.

“Logs, accounts and in-game goods are some of the game-related products sold on the darknet in bulk or individually for an attractive price.”

Also Read: Battling Cyber Threats in 4 Simple Ways

The information stealer is sold through private channels to VIP members of underground forums under a subscription model for roughly $10 per month or $40 for a lifetime “license.”

BloodyStealer dark web ad
BloodyStealer dark web ad (Kaspersky)

BloodyStealer is also marketed as coming with detection evasion and with malware analysis protection capabilities.

The complete list of capabilities, as described by its developers, includes:

  • Grabber for cookies, passwords, forms, bank cards from browsers
  • Stealer for all information about the PC and screenshots
  • Steals sessions from the following clients: Bethesda, Epic Games, GOG, Origin, Steam, Telegram, VimeWorld
  • Steals files from the desktop (.txt) and the uTorrent client
  • Collects logs from the memory
  • Duplicate logging protection
  • Reverse engineering protection
  • Not functional in the CIS

Used to attack gamers worldwide

Since its discovery, Kaspersky has detected BloodyStealer being used in attacks targeting victims from Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region.

“BloodyStealer is a prime example of an advanced tool used by cybercriminals to penetrate the gaming market. With its efficient anti-detection techniques and attractive pricing, it is sure to be seen in combination with other malware families soon,” Kaspersky researchers added.

Also Read: What is Smishing? How Can We Prevent It? Explained.

“Furthermore, with its interesting capabilities, such as extraction of browser passwords, cookies, and environment information as well as grabbing information related to online gaming platforms, BloodyStealer provides value in terms of data that can be stolen from gamers and later sold on the darknet.”

You can find further info on BloodyStealer’s anti-analysis and data exfiltration capabilities in Kaspersky’s report.

While Kaspersky did not share info on the attack vectors used to deliver this malware, gamers are usually targeted by threat actors with malware-laced modding-related and game cheat tools if they are willing to cheat their way to victory or want to further mod their games.

Game cheats are a well-documented source of malware infections and have been used to infect unethical gamers with cryptocurrency minersremote access trojans, and other malware strains for years.



Subscribe to our mailing list to get free tips on Data Protection and Data Privacy updates weekly!

Personal Data Protection


We have assisted numerous companies to prepare proper and accurate reports to PDPC to minimise financial penalties.


Click one of our contacts below to chat on WhatsApp

× Chat with us