Fake Zoom Websites Are Tricking Users Into Downloading Malware

Fake Zoom Websites Are Tricking Users Into Downloading Malware

Think twice before downloading Zoom online: Multiple fake sites are popping up claiming to offer free downloads of the popular video conferencing software, only to trick people into downloading malware instead.

Cybersecurity experts are ringing the warning bell on these fraudulent Zoom websites, all of which use the same malicious software, called “Vidar Stealer.”

Vidar Stealer is designed to steal information off the devices it’s downloaded to, giving bad actors a backdoor into accessing anything from bank account logins to passwords or crypto-wallets. Here’s what we know.

The report is out from the cybersecurity firm Cyble’s Research and Intelligence Lab (CRIL).

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