Fact Sheet: TrickBot Malware

TrickBot malware—first identified in 2016—is a Trojan developed and operated by a sophisticated group of cybercrime actors. The cybercrime group initially designed TrickBot as a banking trojan to steal financial data. Through continued development and new functionality, TrickBot has become a highly modular, multi-stage malware that provides its operators a full suite of tools to conduct a myriad of illegal cyber activities. Since TrickBot’s inception, the cybercrime group has used the malware to attack individuals and businesses globally across a wide range of sectors.