Threat Database Malware Growtopia Stealer

Growtopia Stealer

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 388
First Seen: November 10, 2016
Last Seen: January 19, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Growtopia is a software product that falls into the category of data-stealers. Growtopia is designed to extract sensitive information from the systems it is deployed on. The threat also is tracked as CyberStealer. It should be noted that the creator of Growtopia has stated that the software product was developed for educational purposes only.

Of course, cybercriminals can utilize Growtopia as part of their attack campaigns and take advantage of the features it offers. Written using the C# programming language, the stealer can extract a wide range of data from the breached devices. It starts by collecting various system details including username, computer name, IP address, MAC address, clipboard data, OS version, list of installed applications, connected hardware and more.

Next, the stealer will obtain tokens from popular applications, such as Discord, Discord Canary and DiscordPTB. As its name suggests, it can also compromise the data of Growtopia game saved files and access the user's GrowID and Password, the account login credentials for the Growtopia game. Numerous Web browsers also are vulnerable with the stealer being able to extract data from Brace, Chrome, 360 Browsers, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Vivaldi, Yandex and more. Growtopia also can be instructed to take arbitrary screenshots.


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