Incidents

Another day, another infected tweet

There’ve been quite a few reports over the last few days about how Erin Andrew’s ‘naked’ video is being used to spread malware, with links to infected sites being sent in spam.

Now there’s a new fake video codec being spread on Twitter, with lots of different hash tags being used to push the link. And one of the most popular topics is ‘Erin Andrews’.

We detect the malware as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.CodecPack.iow

Another day, another infected tweet

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Reports

The SessionManager IIS backdoor

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.

APT ToddyCat

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’.

WinDealer dealing on the side

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.

APT trends report Q1 2022

This is our latest summary of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity, focusing on events that we observed during Q1 2022.

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