How hackers are updating the EVILNUM malware to target the global financial sector

Shannon Vavra reports:

Hackers behind a series of targeted financial attacks have been updating their malware to better evade detection over the last year, according to new Prevailion research slated to be published Wednesday.

Since at least February 2019, the hackers, who have begun impersonating CEOs and banks in their lure documents, have introduced at least seven updates to the malicious software known as EVILNUM, which enables attackers to upload and download files, harvest tracking cookies, and run arbitrary commands.

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