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Phish Fryday – Agent Tesla

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Agent Tesla appeared on the malware scene in 2014 as a simple keylogger. We’ve seen this malware expand capabilities over the years, making it still one of the more popular types of malware distributed in phishing attacks. In this episode, we speak with Cofense Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst Aaron Riley about the history of Agent Tesla, how it evolved, and how to defend against it.

For more information on topics mentioned in this episode, please visit:

Agent Tesla is a Top Phishing Threat

Krebs on Security – Who Is Agent Tesla?

CVE-2017-11882 – Microsoft Equation Editor Vulnerability

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