Weekly Threat Report 11th August 2017

Steganography is becoming increasingly popular

According to the cyber security company Kaspersky Lab, steganography is becoming increasingly popular with cyber actors and is used to conceal malware, data exfiltration and for command and control (C&C) communications. 

Steganography is the technique of concealing data within other, seemingly innocuous, information. In a digital context, it generally refers to hiding data within a media file. Image files are the most common, but…

Link: Weekly Threat Report 11th August 2017
Source: NCSC Reports