Malware bots have been found to hijack email threads. According to a study by Sophos, the malware called QuakBot itself penetrates the conversations of two trusted parties and leaves users with malicious link messages.
That link prompts the user to download the zip file. This malware is found to steal personal data and also send spam. This malware has left a message in the user’s email saying that the content is enabled.
Malware scans profiles after a user has been infected with malware. By scanning the profile, the malware will share that data with the command and control server. It also steals users’ passwords, according to Sophos.