HC3 Threat Briefing TLP White: Fileless Malware Sept 10, 2020

Fileless malware: Anatomy and Differences

  • "a type of malicious software that uses legitimate programs to infect a computer. It does not rely on files and leaves no footprint, making it challenging to detect and remove" (McAfee, 2020)
  • Operates mainly in memory
  • Entry point for other malware
  • Heavy use of 
    • Social Engineering
    • PowerShell

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