Microsoft Confirms It’s Fighting Windows Zombie Attack

Windows users across the U.S. and Europe have been targeted by a zombie attack. Here’s what you need to know.

Researchers from the Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection Research Team have confirmed that a sophisticated zombie threat has been targeting Windows users. Like the Great Duke Of Hell before it, the Nodersok attack adopts a living-off-the-land binaries “LOLBin” methodology to evade detection by hiding in plain sight. What makes Nodersok particularly interesting, and potentially more dangerous, is that it combines these LOLBins from the machine itself with third-party ones that it downloads.

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