Mark Lechtik

Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky`s GReAT

Mark Lechtik is a Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky`s GReAT, based in Israel. He is mainly engaged with malware analysis and threat intelligence. Formerly, Mark reverse engineered a bunch of North Korean anti-viruses, and spoke about it in a few conferences. Today he is mostly engaged with breaking down malware and understanding the nitty gritty of APT campaigns.

Publications

Reports

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.

Lazarus Trojanized DeFi app for delivering malware

We recently discovered a Trojanized DeFi application that was compiled in November 2021. This application contains a legitimate program called DeFi Wallet that saves and manages a cryptocurrency wallet, but also implants a full-featured backdoor.

MoonBounce: the dark side of UEFI firmware

At the end of 2021, we inspected UEFI firmware that was tampered with to embed a malicious code we dub MoonBounce. In this report we describe how the MoonBounce implant works and how it is connected to APT41.

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