No credentials cache file found while validating credentials
Without it, that machine will not receive any of the following fixes from Microsoft: More information can be found here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072699/january-3-2018-windows-security-updates-and-antivirus-software.
MITIGATIONThe table provided below lists available advisories and patches.
For a downloadable copy of the MAR, see: Volgmer is a backdoor Trojan designed to provide covert access to a compromised system.
Since at least 2013, HIDDEN COBRA actors have been observed using Volgmer malware in the wild to target the government, financial, automotive, and media industries.
More information can be found here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4073707/windows-os-security-update-block-for-some-amd-based-devices For machines running Windows Server, a number of registry changes must be completed in addition to installation of the patches.
A list of registry changes can be found here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072698/windows-server-guidance-to-protect-against-the-speculative-execution ANTIVIRUSMicrosoft has recommended that third-party antivirus vendors add a change to the registry key of the machine that runs the antivirus software.
Therefore, it is possible that additional HIDDEN COBRA malware may be present on network infrastructure compromised with Volgmer The U. Government has analyzed Volgmer’s infrastructure and have identified it on systems using both dynamic and static IP addresses.
Additionally, users and administrators who rely on cloud infrastructure should work with their CSP to mitigate and resolve any impacts resulting from host OS patching and mandatory rebooting.