The main purpose of Grobios malware is to help attacker establish a strong, persistent foothold in a victim’s system, in order to drop additional payloads later.
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Sources said the funds were diverted to fraudulent accounts in a coordinated heist that involved hundreds of wire transfers and on-the-ground accomplices.
The flaws threaten to expose corporate communications in Outlook as well as the messages of at-risk users like political dissidents.
The fajitas purveyor announced the point-of-sale payment-card breach on Friday May 11, the same day that it learned about it.
While it’s a simple payload for now, researchers said Vega has the ability to evolve into something more concerning in the future.
The Panda banking trojan, a spin-off from the infamous Zeus malware, is widening its net to attack more than just financial services targets, as seen in three ongoing campaigns discovered in May.
The GandCrab ransomware continues to virulently spread and adapt to shifting cyber-conditions, most recently crawling back into relevance on the back of several large-scale spam campaigns.
Apple, Microsoft, Red Hat and others have built an uncannily similar privilege escalation flaw into their Intel-based products.
The actors behind this kind of code, whether they’re bent on sending a political message or simply wanting to cover their tracks after data exfiltration, have adopted various techniques to carry out those activities.
An attacker can gain man-in-the-middle access to inject a rogue executable file onto the phone.