The Dark Hotel advanced persistent threat (APT) backdoor is just as sinister and sneaky as it sounds. The bad actors who use this sophisticated hacking technique target high-level executives who connect to public Wi-Fi hotspots while on the road. Their stealthy scheme tricks these unsuspecting key players into downloading spyware that can extract financial data, proprietary knowledge, and other valuable corporate information from their company’s network. How does this scheme work? What can you do to avoid becoming a victim? The answers lie in our Dark Hotel infographic.

*The Dark Hotel APT, November 10, 2014, Securelist, https://securelist.com/blog/research/66779/the-darkhotel-apt.

Infographic: Devious and Deadly: The Dark Hotel Attacks