Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Ops, Hackers Can Exfiltrate Data From Air-gapped Networks Through a Malware Controlled via a Scanner

A group of Israeli researchers has devised a new technique to exfiltrate data from a PC in an air-gapped network through malware controlled via scanners.

The team was composed of Ben Nassi, a graduate student at the Cyber Security Research Center at Ben-Gurion University, and his advisor Yuval Elovici, based on an idea of the prominent cryptographer Adi Shamir.

The technique could be used by hackers to establish a covert communication channel between a malicious code running on the target machine in an air-gapped network and the attacker.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Affairs

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