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Anyone who’s been reading tech news lately may have noticed items about a Kris Kaspersky. People have been asking us about this, since some media sources think there is a connection between Eugene and Kris. Just to clear things up for our readers – no there isn’t. Kris is not and never was affiliated with Kaspersky Lab. Nor is Kris related to Eugene.

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Reports

Operation TunnelSnake

A newly discovered rootkit that we dub ‘Moriya’ is used by an unknown actor to deploy passive backdoors on public facing servers, facilitating the creation of a covert C&C communication channel through which they can be silently controlled. The victims are located in Africa, South and South-East Asia.

APT trends report Q1 2021

This report highlights significant events related to advanced persistent threat (APT) activity observed in Q1 2021. The summaries are based on our threat intelligence research and provide a representative snapshot of what we have published and discussed in greater detail in our private APT 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.

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