Newly Composed Mozart Malware Found To Be Highly Evasive – Expert Insight

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Feb 25, 2020 09:58 pm PST

A new backdoor malware called Mozart is using the DNS protocol to communicate with remote attackers to evade detection by security software and intrusion detection systems. The researchers have discovered that the malware uses DNS to receive instructions from attackers and to evade detection. Typically when a malware phones home to receive commands that should be executed, it will do so over the HTTP/S protocols for ease of use and communication but this can be detected by security software.