Bad actors are abusing large, open-registration, low-moderation Mastodon instances in order to provide direction to the Vidar Stealer trojan horse, which steals passwords, credit card details, bitcoin wallets, etc.
If you run a large, open-registration, low-moderation instance, please consider changing at least one of those qualities.
@noelle How is anyone supposed to find these *unless* you follow the trail from the malware itself? Seems a bit unfair to blame Mastodon servers here
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