The security threat that can put 99% of Windows-based computers at risk.
Hackers are constantly trying to find new vulnerabilities in popular operating systems like Android and Windowsand thus infect a large set of users.
And you should be nervous, because Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver attacks are becoming more and more popular due to the success with which they are getting. hackers.
Basically, what these attacks do is use legitimate drivers that allow cybercriminals to disable any security solution on the target systems, such as our computer.
And worst of all, this attack, which until now went unnoticed in the Windows environment, has found a way to infect Windows 7 to Windows 11, and that’s a big problem.
This is how CrowdStrike found it, and they have revealed this new security threat called “Terminator” and that is capable of disabling any antivirus or security solution that we have on the computer.
Worst of all, this Terminator security threat is currently being sold on a Russian hacking forum for prices ranging from $300 to $3,000, which is very affordable for hackers.
Affects 99% of computers with Windows operating system
As researchers have proven, this security threat also affects Windows, from Windows 7 to Windows 11, which could endanger 99% of current computers that have a Windows operating system.
Andrew HarrisGlobal Senior Director at CroudStrike, explains that this threat is a new variant of the popular Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver attack and that to use it, you must first gain administrative privileges on the target systems, and then trick the user into allowing the tool. run through the User Account Control popup window.
After that, Terminator will place a legitimate, signed anti-malware kernel driver, and when the process is complete, the tool will simply kill any user-mode processes created by the antivirus.