Reputed Indian antivirus and security firm, Quick Heal has identified a new form of malware.
And the newly spotted one, is actually incredibly dangerous.
The malware has reportedly been designed to breach sandboxed appliances. These refer to gateways, which are protected by Advanced Threat Protection sandboxes.
Yes, a malware can actually breach a sandbox. These sandboxes isolate the network, by using a virtual environment to keep the user’s inbox free from malware. All incoming emails, are scanned by this appliance, to scan for and detect malicious activity to prevent zero-day attacks.
These appliances are a necessity nowadays, thanks to the [...]