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Security Stop-Press : “Swiss Army Knife Malware” Warning

A report from Picus Security has warned of the rise of multi-purpose strains of malware, which it dubs “Swiss Army knife malware” capable of performing all kinds of actions. Picus Security’s analysis of 550,000 real-world malware samples revealed that one third carry at least 20 individual Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) with the most common features being the abuse of legitimate software, lateral movement, and file encryption. To defend against increasingly sophisticated malware, the advice is to prioritise commonly used attack techniques, and to continuously validate the effectiveness of security controls.