EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecard
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are assessment reports for different malware threats which have been collected and analyzed by our research team. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards evaluate and rank threats using several metrics including real-world and potential risk factors, trends, frequency, prevalence, and persistence. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are updated regularly based on our research data and metrics and are useful for a wide range of computer users, from end users seeking solutions to remove malware from their systems to security experts analyzing threats.
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards display a variety of useful information, including:
Ranking: The ranking of a particular threat in EnigmaSoft’s Threat Database.
Severity Level: The determined severity level of an object, represented numerically, based on our risk modeling process and research, as explained in our Threat Assessment Criteria.
Infected Computers: The number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular threat detected on infected computers as reported by SpyHunter.
See also Threat Assessment Criteria.
|Threat Level:||80 % (High)|
|First Seen:||October 31, 2014|
|Last Seen:||July 25, 2022|
Malware researchers have exposed a zero-day exploit based on a vulnerability that may be present on all versions of the Windows operating system, the CVE-2014-4114 vulnerability. Although the mentioned vulnerability has been patched, a threat named Sandworm has been able to infect numerous computers belonging to Energy and Telecommunications companies, NATO, European Union, etc. The most common delivery method used by Sandworm perpetrators is by including the threat in corrupted links on phishing attacks that, if clicked, will install Sandworm on the aimed computer. After Sandworm installation, the hackers will take control of the affected machine and may install other threats and collect any kind of information they are looking for. To avoid been infected by Sandworm, computer users should update their programs, especially the security-related ones, install any Microsoft released patch and be very careful when opening e-mails from unknown sources.
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