Feb. 6, 2024, 9:45 a.m. | MalBot

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You’ve no doubt heard the phrase, “Attackers don’t hack anyone these days. They log on.” 

By obtaining (or stealing) valid user account details, an attacker can gain access to a system, remain hidden, and then elevate their privileges to “log in” to more areas of the network.  

Unfortunately, the use of valid accounts is prevalent across the threat landscape. It was the second-most common MITRE ATT&CK technique that Talos observed in our threat telemetry in 2023. 26% of all …

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