New backdoor malware hits Slack and Github platforms

2019-03-08T15:56:09
ID HACKREAD:D1C9D2095F21E2D089DA0EC7A175E569
Type hackread
Reporter Waqas
Modified 2019-03-08T15:56:09

Description

By Waqas

The cybersecurity researchers at Trend Micro have discovered A new malware strain tapped into GitHub posts and Slack channels. Dubbed Slub by researchers; the malware works by exploiting a VBScript engine vulnerability that is classified as CVE-2018-8174 (patched by Microsoft last year). By doing so, the malware can compromise authentic, genuine websites and redirect the visitors to a fake page. When […]

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