the Darkhotel attacks

In the Darkhotel attacks, hackers had access to the provider’s infrastructure, so the offer to install a fake update appeared even before connecting to the Internet. It was not possible to go to the manufacturer’s website or check the update with the built-in tools. Users who agreed to the installation, ran a Trojan program and handed over the computer to hackers. Update programs automatically, using the built-in tools: via the update center or a special menu item. If you update manually, do not accept updates from unknown sources: download updates only from the manufacturer’s website. Wait for the moment when you are in your own network, or use a VPN: without this, you can be sent to a fake site. Downloading malicious files via torrents can infect even your smartphone. This method also works for mass infection of computers.