'Lazy hackers' turn to automated attack tools

'Lazy hackers' turn to automated attack tools
 

Cyber-attackers are turning to tools that automate the process of finding and hijacking vulnerable servers, a study has found.
The study used a fake server known as a honeypot to log everything done to it by digital intruders.
Put online by security firm Cybereason, the server was quickly found and hijacked in seconds by a bot that broke through its digital defences.
The firm said it expected to see more attacks staged with little human help.
"The bot did all the hard work," said Ross Rustici, head of intelligence services at Cybereason. "It shows how lazy hackers have... read more

 
17 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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