August 16, 2017 IBOMLLC Team

Kaspersky Lab discovers backdoor in a Server Management Software used by Multinational Corps

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Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a backdoor planted in a server management software product used by hundreds of large businesses around the world

ShadowPad: How attackers hide Backdoor in Software used by Hundreds of Large Companies around the World; ShadowPad is one of the largest known supply-chain attacks

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a backdoor planted in a server management software product used by hundreds of large businesses around the world. When activated, the backdoor allows attackers to download further malicious modules or steal data. Kaspersky Lab has alerted NetSarang, the vendor of the affected software, and it has promptly removed the malicious code and released an update for customers.

ShadowPad is one of the largest known supply-chain attacks. Had it not been detected and patched so quickly, it could potentially have targeted hundreds of organizations worldwide.

In July 2017 Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis (GReAT) team was approached by one of its partners – a financial institution. The organization’s security specialists were worried about suspicious DNS (domain name server) requests originating on a system involved in the processing of financial …read more

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