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

GhostEmperor: From ProxyLogon to kernel mode

While investigating a recent rise of attacks against Exchange servers, we noticed a recurring cluster of activity that appeared in several distinct compromised networks. With a long-standing operation, high profile victims, advanced toolset and no affinity to a known threat actor, we decided to dub the cluster GhostEmperor.

APT trends report Q2 2021

This is our latest summary of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity, focusing on significant events that we observed during Q2 2021: attacks against Microsoft Exchange servers, APT29 and APT31 activities, targeting campaigns, etc.

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.

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