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 leap of a Cycldek-related threat actor

The investigation described in this article started with one such file which caught our attention due to the various improvements it brought to this well-known infection vector.

Lazarus targets defense industry with ThreatNeedle

In mid-2020, we realized that Lazarus was launching attacks on the defense industry using the ThreatNeedle cluster, an advanced malware cluster of Manuscrypt (a.k.a. NukeSped). While investigating this activity, we were able to observe the complete life cycle of an attack, uncovering more technical details and links to the group’s other campaigns.

Sunburst backdoor – code overlaps with Kazuar

While looking at the Sunburst backdoor, we discovered several features that overlap with a previously identified backdoor known as Kazuar. Our observations shows that Kazuar was used together with Turla tools during multiple breaches in past years.

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