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File-less Malware in the Real World (GrandCrab)

Grand Crab, launched on the dark web, can be described as "ransomware as a service", and infected 50 000+ machines. Watch Skylar Simmons explain more.

In the video, you will learn about GrandCrab. Launched in 2018, and distributed on the Dark Web, it used an affiliate program that could be described as “ransomware as a service”, and infected over 50K machines. We will also submit a snippet to LOLBAS and GTFO bins — a project that evaluates binaries and functions.

Over to you: Summarize the history of malware in your own words. Think back to the Verizon 2020 Data Breach Report you evaluated in Week 1. In which direction do you think malware is heading?

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