Remote Administration Tools are tools which are used by cybercriminals to gain access and operate hijacked devices. These RATs are often hidden in fake invoices, PDF files and pictures – and it is no surprise that RATs are used to target businesses. The cybercriminals which use these type of tools are often after financial gain.
There is just one thing – it seems that small to medium sized companies are not really aware of this fact. The chance is very big that small to medium sized companies will be targeted by cybercriminals which will use RATs to control their victims.