Entries filed under 'Botnets'

Executive Perspectives Blog

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    New LATENTBOT backdoor reinforces need for new approach

    By Bryce Boland | Leadership
    The recent discovery by FireEye of LATENTBOT illustrates just how complex and obscure malware-based attacks can be. The details of the technical blog <link> may seem complicated and obtuse – and they are – but that’s the point. The attacker uses multiple stages over email and web, with six stages of layered obfuscation across multiple types of content before anything malicious actually happens. And then the payload has its own encryption algorithm, Read more...