“Malware like FlyTrap shows us that even when there are no technical vulnerabilities in a system, there is still a viable attack vector,” said Shawn Smith, director of infrastructure at nVisium. “This vector is the user of the system. As we continue to become more connected through the internet, we need to impress the importance of doing a little research before just clicking links.”

Smith noted that “similar recent situations like this include a Twitter scandal that involved high-profile accounts being hacked and used to lure people into giving them money. It’s this social engineering aspect behind these attacks which is the most concerning and dangerous.”

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