PowerShell threats surge: 95.4 percent of analyzed scripts were malicious
by Candid Wueest
Malicious PowerShell scripts are on the rise, as attackers are using the framework’s flexibility to download their payloads, traverse through a compromised network, and carry out reconnaissance. Symantec analyzed PowerShell malware samples to find out how much of a danger they posed.
Of all of the PowerShell scripts analyzed through the BlueCoat Malware Analysis sandbox, 95.4 percent were malicious. This shows that externally sourced PowerShell scripts are a major threat to enterprises.