By using trustworthy tools like VLC Media Player, recent Gootkit malware loader attacks have targeted the Australian healthcare industry.
For first access, Gootkit, also known as Gootloader, is known to use spamdexing and other SEO poisoning techniques. The way it usually operates is by subverting and abusing genuine infrastructure, then seeding those sites with popular terms.
Similar to other malware of its ilk, Gootkit is capable of keylogging, adversary-in-the-browser (AitB) assaults, data theft from the browser, screenshotting, and other nefarious deeds.
According to recent research from Trend Micro, the infection has spread beyond accounting and legal services providers, with the words read the complete article Australian Healthcare Sector Targeted in Latest Gootkit Malware Attacks.
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