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Question of the day 26/09, Cybersecurity Edition

  • 28 September 2022
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DAY 22

What type of malware attack stay undetected for a long period of days to permit attacckers to gain a better access to all network systems?

  • Worm
  • Virus
  • Spyware
  • APT
  • Trojan
  • DDOS
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Best answer by MicoolPaul 28 September 2022, 08:56

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APT 🙂 had a client once get hit by one that grabbed all credentials until it got Domain Admin, then authed to the DC and pushed out a policy of disabling firewall and enabling remote PowerShell, then pushed ransomware to EVERYTHING.

 

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Mhh, I would say rootkits…
From the available answers: Trojan
But spyware or a worm can hide and collect data about your environment, too.

 

Edit:

And just learned something new today… 😎

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Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)

 

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The combination of different propositions could be the answer, but 

APT 

 

 


 

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APT

 

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APT

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APT 🙂 had a client once get hit by one that grabbed all credentials until it got Domain Admin, then authed to the DC and pushed out a policy of disabling firewall and enabling remote PowerShell, then pushed ransomware to EVERYTHING.

 

APT or Advanced Persistent Threat is the most advances and dangerous type of attacks. It could destroy or obtain access to everything!

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