22 octombrie 2019

New Winnti Backdoor Targets Microsoft SQL

securityweek.com

A recently identified backdoor used by the China-linked Winnti hackers and which targets Microsoft SQL (MSSQL) is very stealthy, ESET’s security researchers say. Active since at least 2009, the group has been observed targeting industries such as aviation, gaming, pharmaceuticals, technology, telecommunication, and software development, for cyber-espionage purposes. The newly detailed malware, ESET says, allows the attackers to maintain a very discreet foothold within a compromised environment, [...]