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Researchers Detail Multistage Attack Hijacking Systems with SSLoad, Cobalt Strike
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Researchers Detail Multistage Attack Hijacking Systems with SSLoad, Cobalt Strike

Researchers studying cybersecurity have uncovered a persistent campaign of attacks that uses phishing emails to spread malware known as SSLoad. Securonix has dubbed the campaign FROZEN#SHADOW. It also includes the use of the ConnectWise ScreenConnect remote desktop software and Cobalt Strike. Security experts Den Iuzvyk, Tim Peck, and Oleg Kolesnikov stated in a paper shared with The Hacker News that "SSLoad is designed to stealthily infiltrate systems, gather sensitive information, and transmit its findings back to its operators." To be persistent and evade detection, SSLoad installs a number of backdoors and payloads once inside the system read more Researchers Detail Multistage Attack Hijacking Systems with SSLoad and Cobalt Strike. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurit...