The vulnerability of a QR code lies in its core fundamentals. The code simplifies any task, such as archiving an URL, to ensure the user doesn’t have to type it on their device to visit it.
Although most con artists prefer malware-ridden scams, some abuse victims’ trust to lure and make quick cash. These impostors master several measures of social engineering techniques, such as influencing, manipulating or tricking the target victims.
Smishing invokes fraudulent text messages intertwined with spam links from a trusted source. In addition, the link often redirects to a rogue website or social messaging platform to compromise various information from the victimised device.
Fileless malware is minacious for any enterprise since the concept of attacking without uploading malware payloads on the system disks also lets them evade signature-based detection technologies. Furthermore, the attackers also offer a helping hand to their fellow adversaries by sharing the malware topologies as a service to further the menace.
The Dark Utilities platform offers C2 servers as a service (C2aaS) to execute distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, command execution, remote access, and initiate crypto mining operations on the victim’s system by its subscribers. For many reasons, C2aaS is critical to the entire cybersecurity fraternity.