Criminals Use Locally Connected Devices to Attack

Kaspersky lab has named a new string of hacks the "DarkVishnya" campaign. During the campaign, attackers would plant devices within a bank's infrastructure and would then access them remotely to launch their attacks. The devices were configured to "hide" with like systems on the network, making them difficult to find. The attackers used this system to infiltrate at least eight different banks in Eastern Europe and steal more than ten million dollars. It is imperative that organizations be alerted when a new system accesses the network and to investigate every occurrence.

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