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Italian Businesses Hit by Weaponized USBs Spreading Cryptojacking Malware
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Italian Businesses Hit by Weaponized USBs Spreading Cryptojacking Malware

UNC4990, a financially driven threat actor, is targeting Italian organizations by using weaponized USB drives as an initial infection vector. According to Mandiant, a company owned by Google, the attacks target a number of businesses, including logistics, construction, transportation, and health. In a study released on Tuesday, the company stated that "UNC4990 operations typically involve widespread USB infection followed by the deployment of the EMPTYSPACE downloader. In order to do these actions, the cluster downloads and uses PowerShell to decode encoded versions of the additional stages that are hosted on external websites read more Italian Businesses Hit by Weaponized USBs Spreading Cryptojacking Malware. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and enhance your kn...