Sept. 30, 2023, 7 a.m. | N2K Networks

CyberWire Daily

David Liebenberg from Cisco Talos joins to discussing Talos' discovery of cracked Microsoft Windows software being downloaded by enterprise users across the globe. Downloading and running this compromised software not only serves as an entry point for threat actors, but can serve as a gateway to access control systems and establish backdoors.
Talos identified additional malware, including RATs, on endpoints running this cracked software, which allows an attacker to gain unauthorized remote access to the compromised system, providing the attacker …

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