The Wonderful World of Web Shells

State of the Hack,
Episode 5
Feb 17, 2021
1 min read
Threat Actors

An oft-undiscussed tactic, web shells are a popular way for threat actors of all flavors to gain initial footholds, move laterally, and maintain persistence in a stealthy manner. Austin and Doug discuss a popular exploit that has been observed in the wild leading to web shells and what infosec practitioners can do to protect against this class of malware.