Incidents

And the Bagles keep on coming

In the past two days, we’ve detected seven new versions of Bagle! The new variants range from Bagle.ax to Bagle.ba. Variants from Bagle.ba onwards are currently detected as Bagle.ba.

All these new variants are basically the same file, but packed, and they are very slightly different from each other. The full description of Bagle.ay basically covers all the new versions.

We’re continuing to monitor the situation, and will post any further news about the new Bagles here.

And the Bagles keep on coming

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Reports

LuminousMoth APT: Sweeping attacks for the chosen few

We recently came across unusual APT activity that was detected in high volumes, albeit most likely aimed at a few targets of interest. Further analysis revealed that the actor, which we dubbed LuminousMoth, shows an affinity to the HoneyMyte group, otherwise known as Mustang Panda.

WildPressure targets the macOS platform

We found new malware samples used in WildPressure campaigns: newer version of the C++ Milum Trojan, a corresponding VBScript variant with the same version number, and a Python script working on both Windows and macOS.

Ferocious Kitten: 6 years of covert surveillance in Iran

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Andariel evolves to target South Korea with ransomware

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