Well…well..well, by this time you may be thinking “What is going on? Has this guy lost his mind?” Just hang on a second there and keep reading, it sad been said that “deceiving is the art of deception” and this is what I am doing here.
We all know that when we are talking about security the first thing that comes to our mind is “visibility”. This means, if you don’t know what computers you have, not only desktops but also laptops, mobiles, etc. how can you protect them?
You may be asking, why do I need visibility for? well, if you don’t know that one of your systems has been compromised, how do you know that tomorrow you will have a business to protect?
A complex malware campaign called Dark Tequila has been discovered by security researches, and it’s been targeting several Mexican banking institutions since at least five years ago! Now you know why it is called Dark Tequila.
The malware basically is a keylogger which has managed to escape all security scanners for over five years.
Now, do you want to know how this newly discovered malware was delivered? Well, it was delivered as a normal email (Spear Phishing) and also through infected USB devices. If you have a few minutes, just check your mailbox and see your Junk / Spam folder. How many emails do you have there? one of them could be a Phishing email just waiting to be detonated…
Just remember, if you think that your computer is working fine and it is safe, think twice…
Be safe out there. Until next Malware Monday.