Silent Librarian APT right on schedule for 20/21 academic year

As expected, this Iranian APT set up a new campaign to target universities around the world when schools and universities went back.

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Release the Kraken: Fileless injection into Windows Error Reporting service

We discovered a new attack that injected its payload—dubbed “Kraken—into the Windows Error Reporting (WER) service as a defense evasion mechanism.

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Lock and Code S1Ep15: Safely using Google Chrome Extensions with Pieter Arntz

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Pieter Arntz, malware intelligence researcher for Malwarebytes, about Google Chrome extensions.

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A week in security (July 20 – 26)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 20 – 26, including Deepfakes, Bluetooth technology, and APT groups.

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Chinese APT group targets India and Hong Kong using new variant of MgBot malware

We uncovered an active campaign in early July that we attribute to a new Chinese APT group attacking India and Hong Kong with MgBot malware.

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Multi-stage APT attack drops Cobalt Strike using Malleable C2 feature

A newly discovered APT spear-phishing attack implements several evasion techniques to drop Cobalt Strike toolkit.

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New LNK attack tied to Higaisa APT discovered

We describe a new spearphishing campaign tied to the potential North Korean Higaisa APT group.

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New Mac variant of Lazarus Dacls RAT distributed via Trojanized 2FA app

The Lazarus group improves their toolset with a new RAT specifically designed for the Mac.

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A week in security (April 27 – May 3)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including cloud data protection, Troldesh, VPNs, the cybercrime economy, and more.

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APT36 jumps on the coronavirus bandwagon, delivers Crimson RAT

We look at a spear phishing attack from APT36, an Advanced Persistent Threat group posing as the government of India and offering guidance on coronavirus. Instead, users are infected with a Crimson RAT that steals data.

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