Experts spotted a backdoor that borrows code from CIA’s Hive malware

Netlab 360 observed unidentified threat actors using a new backdoor based on the US CIA’s Project Hive malware suite. Researchers from Qihoo Netlab 360 reported that unidentified threat actors using a new backdoor based on the US CIA’s Project Hive malware suite. “Hive provides a covert communications platform for a whole range of CIA malware to send exfiltrated […]

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January 16, 2023
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Expert found Backdoor credentials in ZyXEL LTE3301 M209

The cybersecurity researcher RE-Solver discovered Backdoor credentials in ZyXEL LTE3301-M209 LTE indoor routers. Security researcher ReSolver announced the discovery of hardcoded credentials (CVE-2022-40602) in ZyXEL LTE3301-M209 LTE indoor routers. In previous research, the expert discovered a Telnet backdoor in D-Link DWR-921 which is also present in the ZyXEL LTE3301-M209 as well.  The researcher analyzed the […]

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December 24, 2022
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Experts detailed a previously undetected VMware ESXi backdoor

A new Python backdoor is targeting VMware ESXi servers, allowing attackers to take over compromised systems. Juniper Networks researchers spotted a previously undocumented Python backdoor targeting VMware ESXi servers. The researchers discovered the backdoor in October 2022, experts pointed out the implant is notable for its simplicity, persistence and capabilities. The experts were not able […]

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December 13, 2022
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