- Malware is once again taking computers by storm
- It is capable of bypassing Microsoft security
- The virus uses a cyber attack known as zero-day
Security experts sound the alarm again after a short break. The dangerous Qbot virus appeared on the scene again, but this time it can bypass all Microsoft security, informs TechRadar.
Malware ve Windows
Malware for the attack, it uses a so-called zero-day exploit, which, to put it bluntly, exploits programming errors that cause a vulnerability that directly threatens users.
“Unfortunately, this vulnerability is still not patched,” cites the server, adding that this leaves the door to Windows almost open to hackers, as the bug allows attackers to prevent the system from applying tags (MotW) to files extracted from ZIP archives downloaded from the Internet.
It all starts with phishing
Due to this and the inability to properly label the image, it is allowed to run without any system notification. After that, it’s literally a matter of seconds.
What is Qbot?
Qbot mostly abuses web browsers in which it changes the display of information. Entered login names and passwords are stolen by this trojan and sent to a remote server of fraudsters, who then they luxuriate in bank accounts.
This malware also monitors user data, internet surfing history (cookies) and system information. This method is used by cybercriminals to force users to pay high ransoms.
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