Researchers at CSIS Security Group claim they have discovered what they think might be the next big supply chain hack.
In an April 23 blog, the firm claimed to have digital evidence that Australian company ClickStudios suffered a breach, sometime between April 20 and April 22, which resulted in the attacker dropping a corrupted update to its password manager Passwordstate. A zip file contained a dynamic link library with the malicious code, according to the blog.
“The malicious code tries to contact [a URL] in order to retrieve a encrypted code. Once decrypted, the code is executed directly in memory,” the researchers write.
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