Advice for potential victims of IM-RAT malware

If you, or someone you know, thinks they might be the victim of an Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan (IM-RAT) please consider the below information.

A RAT, or IM-RAT may allow cybercriminals to watch and listen through the camera and microphone, record all your on-screen activity, alter your personal files and use your device to distribute malware to other computers.

If you think you may the victim of Cybercrime you can make a report through the Report Cyber website.

For more information about the AFP's ongoing investigation into this malware, please view The Rat Trap: international cybercrime investigation shuts down insidious malware operation media release.


Download 'Remote Access Trojans' infographic (PDF, 1MB)

If it doesn't add up, speak up. Call the National Security Hotline - 1800 123 400.

Read the AFP Annual Report 2020-21

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