Back in the 90’s, when a computer was connected to the internet via a modem, it was assigned a Public IP address, and as a result, the computer was visible to the internet directly. Modern day modems integrate the following components: a router, switch, firewall, wireless feature and DHCP Services, whilst the NAT service works simultaneously beside them.
Atmos is a continuation of a previous threat which was called Citadel. It is the evolution of a credential stealer which now boasts comprehensive functionality used by criminals. Atmos can be used as hacktool or RAT for infiltration. The main concern is the success of previous version, which the FBI stated that they uncovered a botnet of over 11 million computers worldwide.
Does your operating system introduce risk to your business: Operating System Security in 2016
Acceptable risk comes up in conversation when talking about Operating systems security as although it is a basic requirement, it is something which introduces potential security challenges as well. So unless your IT staff understand each section of code in an operating system’s complex software then it is unlikely you can guarantee that there is no security concerns associated with it.