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ReasonLabs Cyberpedia
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LOLs (Living off the Land)

Rather than always creating their own malware, cyber criminals can often make use of an organization's infrastructre, and use it for their own ends. This act is called 'Living Off the Land' - cyber criminals will try to blend into the environment and use utilities readily available to them. APTs in particular prefer this method, as their main priority is to evade and work 'behind the scenes'.

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LOLBins (Living off the Land Binaries)

LOLBin attacks are a form of LOL attack, using any any binary supplied by the operating system or the user (which are normally used for legitimate reasons) for malicious activity. Fileless malware attacks may incorporate LOLBin techniques because they operate without writing files onto disk or on the file system, which helps them remain undetected for longer.

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