APT trends report Q1 2019

This is our latest summary of APT activity, based on our threat intelligence research and provide a representative snapshot of what we have published and discussed in greater detail in our private APT reports. It aims to highlight the significant events and findings that we feel people should be aware of. Read Full Article

Operation ShadowHammer

Operation ShadowHammer is a newly discovered supply chain attack that leveraged ASUS Live Update software. While the investigation is still in progress and full results and technical paper will be published during SAS 2019 conference in Singapore, we would like to share some important details about the attack. Read Full Article

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for 2018

Looking back at a year like 2017 brings the internal conflict of being a security researcher into full view: on the one hand, each new event is an exciting new research avenue for us, as what were once theoretical problems find palpable expression in reality. On the other hand, as people with a heightened concern for the security posture of users at large, each event is a bigger catastrophe. Read Full Article

ShadowPad in corporate networks

In July 2017, during an investigation, suspicious DNS requests were identified in a partner’s network. The source of the queries was a software package produced by NetSarang. Our analysis showed that recent versions of the software had been surreptitiously modified to include an encrypted payload that could be remotely activated by a knowledgeable attacker. Read Full Article