What Is TrickBot?


Presented: June 17, 2019 11:00 am
Presented by: Steve Warzala, Roderick A. Nettles, Charlie Merulla

Cybercriminals have developed many methods to exploit browser applications in order to obtain individual’s credentials. One such method, Emotet is a Trojan malware that targets windows-based computers and was originally designed to steal sensitive, private information from banking customers. Later versions of this software were modified to enable Emotet to be spread via spam emails. In the latter half of 2018, modifications were made to the Emotet code to add a capability to exfiltrate email. This enhanced Trojan malware entitled TrickBot became the top threat attackers employed to penetrate organizational business networks.
In this episode of the CSIAC Podcast:

  • CSIAC explains what TrickBot is exactly
  • A typical TrickBot malware exploit is examined in detail
  • The importance of security awareness training in stopping TrickBot is highlighted

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