Scranos — This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by mood, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features
    June 13, 2019
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-...with-new-attacks-and-nasty-upgraded-features/
     
  2. mood

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    Scranos Revisited – Rethinking persistence to keep established network alive
    June 25, 2019
    https://labs.bitdefender.com/2019/0...ersistence-to-keep-established-network-alive/
    White Paper (PDF - 2.85 MB): https://www.bitdefender.com/files/News/CaseStudies/study/271/Bitdefender-Whitepaper-Scranos-2.pdf
     
  3. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    I have read the report, it's quite nifty malware. But still, you should be able to interfere with parts of the attack, by for example monitoring service registration and outbound connections. And the hosts file should always be protected from modification or replacement.
     
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