What are script-based attacks and what can be done to prevent them?

“Attackers always seek out new ways to evade detection. As most endpoint security products handle file-based attacks relatively well, scripts are an excellent way for attackers to avoid making changes to a disk, thus bypassing the threat detection capabilities of most products. In today‚Äôs threat landscape, scripts provide initial access, enable evasion, and facilitate lateral movements post-infection.” – read more at Help Net Security!