MY TAKE: Memory hacking arises as a go-to tactic to carry out deep, persistent incursions
The Last Watchdog
MARCH 4, 2019
In fact, memory attacks have quietly emerged as a powerful and versatile new class of hacking technique that threat actors in the vanguard are utilizing to subvert conventional IT security systems. Memory hacking is being carried out across paths that have been left comparatively wide open to threat actors who are happy to take full advantage of the rather fragile framework of processes that execute deep inside the kernel of computer operating systems.