In early 2022, we investigated an IIS backdoor called SessionManager. It has been used against NGOs, government, military and industrial organizations in Africa, South America, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Middle East.
The Verizon 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report is out, where Kaspersky collaborated as a contributor. The report provides interesting analysis of a full amount of global incident data.
ToddyCat is a relatively new APT actor responsible for multiple sets of attacks against high-profile entities in Europe and Asia. Its main distinctive signs are two formerly unknown tools that we call ‘Samurai backdoor’ and ‘Ninja Trojan’.
We have discovered that malware dubbed WinDealer, spread by Chinese-speaking APT actor LuoYu, has an ability to perform intrusions through a man-on-the-side attack.
This is our latest summary of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity, focusing on events that we observed during Q1 2022.