- Security warning: Attackers are using these five hacking tools to target you
Security warning: Attackers are using these five hacking tools to target you
silversurfer > 11 October 18, 15:42
Quote:As attackers ranging from nation-state backed espionage groups to cyber criminal operations are increasingly turning to openly available hacking tools to help conduct campaigns, the cyber security authorities of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and US have warned.
The research by the nations involved in the 'Five Eyes' intelligence sharing arrangement provides a snapshot of some of threats posed by cyber actors worldwide by detailing some of the common commonly available tools used in attacks. They are all freely available - often on the open web - and include remote access trojans, web shells and obfuscation tools.
"Tools and techniques for exploiting networks and the data they hold are by no means the preserve of nation states, or criminals on the Dark Web," said You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view..
"Experience from all our countries makes it clear that, while cyber actors continue to develop their capabilities, they still make use of established tools and techniques. Even the most sophisticated groups use common, publicly-available tools to achieve their objectives," the report adds.
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