Ghost in the shell: Investigating web shell attacks

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:30:40 +0000

Web shell attacks allow adversaries to run commands and steal data from an Internet-facing server or use the server as launch pad for further attacks against the affected organization.

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2nd Breach at Verticalscope Impacts Millions

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 22:00:26 +0000

For the second time in as many years, hackers have compromised Verticalscope.com, a Canadian company that manages hundreds of popular Web discussion forums totaling more than 45 million user accounts. Evidence of the breach was discovered just before someone began using that illicit access as a commercial for a new paid search service that indexes consumer information exposed in corporate data breaches.

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