Nearly as bad as revent Cisco firewalls (and routers) but Mikrotik routers are compromised. Are we prepared for our network devices (routers, switches, proxies, firewalls etc) to be a primary attack vector ? I don’t think so.
Kaspersky’s Shulmin and Sergey Yunakovsky, speaking at SAS, said Slingshot stands out for its unusual attack vector – the malicious actors infected victims through compromised MikroTik routers and placed a malicious dynamic link library inside it that acts as a downloader for other malicious components.
Cyber Espionage Campaign ‘Slingshot’ Targets Victims Via Routers | Threatpost | The first stop for security news : https://threatpost.com/cyber-espionage-campaign-slingshot-targets-victims-via-routers/130348/
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