DanaBot is a persistent and ever-evolving threat that has been circulating in the wild since 2018. DanaBot was originally marketed as a Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) offering primarily targeted banking fraud and data theft. It has, however, getting more advanced and intricate as time has progressed. DanaBot is a high-risk trojan-type malware that infiltrates the system and collects a variety of sensitive data. DanaBot is spread by developers through spam email campaigns. Users get unsolicited emails with false content encouraging them to open MS Office documents attached. When these attachments are accessed, DanaBot is secretly downloaded and installed.
Infected email attachments, malicious online advertisements, social engineering, and software cracks are the distribution methods of this Trojan.