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NEW FILELESS ATTACK USING DNS QUERIES TO CARRY OUT POWERSHELL COMMANDS

A unique attack called DNSMessenger uses DNS queries to carry out malicious PowerShell commands on compromised computers, a method that researchers said makes it difficult to detect that a remote access Trojan is being dropped onto targeted systems.

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Original source: Threatpost

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