Cybersecurity experts at HP company (USA) have issued a warning saying that they have discovered a new malware called RATDispenser that is able to evade most anti-virus software.
|New malicious code is able to ‘evade’ most anti-virus software|
“The anti-virus system only detected 11 percent of this malware, so they successfully infiltrated many victim workstations,” said Patrick Schlapfer, an analyst at HP.
Schlapfer adds that RATs and keyloggers help attackers gain “backdoors” access to infected computers. The actors then typically use access to help get credentials for user accounts and crypto wallets, and in some cases even gain access to ransomware operators. money (ransomware).
Further research revealed that there were at least three different RATDispenser variants in the past three months for a total of 155 samples.
“Variety of malware families, many of which can be purchased or downloaded for free from underground markets. The author of the RATDispenser malware may be operating as malware as a service,” the researchers added.
Phan Van Hoa(according to Techradar)
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