New SystemBC Malware Uses Your PC to Hide Malicious Traffic

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by mood, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    New SystemBC Malware Uses Your PC to Hide Malicious Traffic
    August 1, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...lware-uses-your-pc-to-hide-malicious-traffic/
    Proofpoint: SystemBC is like Christmas in July for SOCKS5 Malware and Exploit Kits
     
  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    And how do you protect against malware using a SOCKS5 proxy? They forgot to explain that. I wonder if a HIPS or firewall would alert about this stuff. Isn't it true that apps that use a proxy will always have to accept incoming connections?
     
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