In this Cybersecurity Minute update, analyst Chris Hughes digs into how malicious actors are repurposing the Brute Ratel tool designed to test the limits of an organization’s security.
00:08 — Security research teams have identified malicious activity from an APT-like adversary using a popular tool called Brute Ratel.
00:25 — The tool was built to avoid common detection techniques. It’s used widely in both penetration testing and for malicious purposes.
01:00 — In the wrong hands, Brute Ratel can inject malicious code into an organization’s software applications.
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