DNSMessenger makes use of DNS TXT record queries and responses to create a bidirectional Command and Control (C2) channel. This allows the attacker to use DNS communications to submit new commands to be run on infected machines and return the results of the command execution to the attacker.
|2018-10-01 ⋅ FireEye ⋅ |
Bateleur BELLHOP Griffon ANTAK POWERPIPE POWERSOURCE HALFBAKED BABYMETAL Carbanak Cobalt Strike DNSMessenger DRIFTPIN PILLOWMINT SocksBot
|2017-10-11 ⋅ Cisco Talos ⋅ |
Spoofed SEC Emails Distribute Evolved DNSMessenger
|2017-10-11 ⋅ Wraith Hacker Blog ⋅ |
More info on 'Evolved DNSMessenger'
|2017-05-02 ⋅ Cisco ⋅ |
Covert Channels and Poor Decisions: The Tale of DNSMessenger
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