Understanding printer vulnerabilities (CVE-2016-3238)
Vectra discovers critical Microsoft Windows vulnerability that allows printer watering hole attacks to spread malware
The vulnerability stems from a Windows process that allows users to quickly search for, add, and use printers at home, in the office and over the Internet. Armed with system-level controls, the malware can then spread laterally from one machine across an entire network.
Covert communications are key enablers of cyberattacks, enabling cybercriminals to remotely manage and control targeted attacks while staying hidden. Attackers use covert communications for its ability to evade signatures and reputation lists.Check out the cool infographic