From an attacker’s perspective, the wider the net cast, the more number of potential victims caught. So it’s no surprise that Recorded Future research indicates attackers continue to rely heavily on exploits targeting Microsoft applications.
Two new kinds of point-of-sale malware have emerged recently and have been seen in use against various targets.
The Brushaloader malware threat, which often loads the Danabot banking trojan, is expanding its target base and refining its tactics.
The CookieMiner malware has the ability to steal browser cookies, install a cryptominer, and credentials for cryptocurrency exchanges.
The threat of malicious cryptomining has not waned even as the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has plummeted in recent months.