Threat Database Trojans Roblox malware

Roblox malware

The Roblox malware is a threatening program that hijacks the high popularity of the Roblox game to lure its victims into running it and getting infected with a Trojan threat. Roblox is one of the most popular games in the world with tens of millions of active daily players. It should be noted that a large part, if not most of the players are children or young teens. As such, they may be more susceptible to social-engineering tricks, such as the one employed by the Roblox malware.

This corrupted program presents itself as a cheat or hack for Roblox that can allow the player to generate the Robux in-game currency at will. Such cheat engines or in-game currency generators are popular among players who wish to skip the grind needed to acquire these in-game funds artificially. The executable of this program is named 'Robux Generator v2.0 Updated 2018' further boosting the chosen disguise. 

Unfortunately, for the players who wanted to cheat, this program's sole purpose is to deploy a Trojan on the victim's system. The delivered threat is tracked as Win32/OnLineGames, and it can perform a variety of harmful activities on the device leading to potentially devastating consequences. The attackers can use the Trojan to initiate keylogging routines that capture keystrokes, access sensitive information such as account credentials, obtain the user's browsing history and more. The Trojan also provides remote access to the infected device, which could result in additional malware payloads being downloaded and executed. 

If you have downloaded and tried to use 'Robux Generator v2.0 Updated 2018,' there is a high chance that your system has been infected. Run a thorough scan with a professional anti-malware solution as soon as possible, to make sure that your device is clean.

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