Learn about a new threat discovered by Menlo Security researchers, including what Houdini impacts, how it behaves, and sample code:
The report details how nearly 794 callbacks from an infected machine in the construction and engineering vertical were identified. The discovery was the product of a Menlo Security Isolation Platform feature—the ability to monitor and apply policy to both browser and non-browser traffic.
The malware belonged to the H-Worm/Houdini malware family and is a well-known Remote Access Trojan (RAT). Houdini has been used in both limited attacks as well as other malware campaigns. In the past, it has been known to target the energy industry. It is a self-propagating worm that copies itself to any removable drives connected to the infected system.
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