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Who Needs Malware? How Adversaries Use Fileless Attacks to Evade Your Security

White Paper Published By: CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike
Published:  Jun 06, 2018
Type:  White Paper
Length:  23 pages

Who Needs Malware? How Adversaries Use Fileless Attacks to Evade Your Security Learn how fileless techniques work and why they present such a complex challenge. The arms race between cybersecurity vendors and determined adversaries has never been more heated. As soon as a new security tool is released, threat actors strive to develop a way around it. One advanced threat
technique that is experiencing success is the use of fileless attacks, where noexecutable file is written to disk. The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 51 percent of cyberattacks are malware
-
free, so there’s no indication that
these
attacks will be subsiding anytime soon
. Read this white paper to
get the important information you need to successfully defend your company against stealthy fileless
attacks
:
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The detailed anatomy of a fileless intrusion, including the initial compromise, gaining command and
control, escalating
privileges and establishing persistence
?
How fileless attacks exploit trusted systems
the types of processes compromised, the specific
exploit tactics used to gain a foothold, and more
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Why traditional technologies fail to protect against fileless attack
s and what you can do to better
defend your organization against them



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