Because the malware is capable of stealing a wide range of data, security experts note a potential LokiBot attack on an organization, especially on its remote workforce, can have grave repercussions.

“If a workstation gets infected with LokiBot or similar malware, an organization may find it extremely difficult to kick out the attackers and keep them out,” Zach Varnell, senior consultant at security firm nVisium, tells Information Security Media Group. “This threatens remote workers as well, since a compromise could easily result in attackers gaining valid credentials for cloud services, collaboration software and other tools used to keep remote teams connected.”

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