SolarWinds Attack: Microsoft sheds lights into Solorigate second-stage activation

Microsoft’s report provides details of the entire SolarWinds attack chain with a deep dive in the second-stage activation of malware and tools. Microsoft published a new report that includes additional details of the SolarWinds supply chain attack. The new analysis shad lights on the handover from the Solorigate DLL backdoor to the Cobalt Strike loader. […]

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January 21, 2021
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Raindrop, a fourth malware employed in SolarWinds attacks

The threat actors behind the SolarWinds attack used malware dubbed Raindrop for lateral movement and deploying additional payloads. Security experts from Symantec revealed that threat actors behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack leveraged a malware named Raindrop for lateral movement and deploying additional payloads. Raindrop is the fourth malware that was discovered investigating the SolarWinds […]

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January 20, 2021
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Winnti APT continues to target game developers in Russia and abroad

A Chinese Threat actor targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with a previously undocumented backdoor, experts warn. Cybersecurity researchers from Positive Technologies have uncovered a series of attacks conducted by a Chinese threat actor that aimed at organizations in Russia and Hong Kong. Experts attribute the attacks to the China-linked Winnti APT group (aka APT41) […]

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January 15, 2021
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Connecting the dots between SolarWinds and Russia-linked Turla APT

Experts have found some similarities between the Sunburst backdoor used in the SolarWinds supply chain attack and Turla’s backdoor Kazuar. Security experts from Kaspersky have identified multiple similarities between the Sunburst malware used in the SolarWinds supply chain attack and the Kazuar backdoor that has been employed in cyber espionage campaigns conducted by Russia-linked APT group Turla. The discovery […]

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January 12, 2021
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Recently disclosed CVE-2020-29583 Zyxel flaw already under opportunistic attack

Threat actors are attempting to hack Zyxel devices exploiting the recently disclosed vulnerability CVE-2020-29583, security researchers warn. The Taiwanese vendor Zyxel has recently addressed a critical vulnerability in its firmware, tracked as CVE-2020-29583, related to the presence of a hardcoded undocumented secret account. The vulnerability received a CVSS score of 7.8, it could be exploited by […]

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January 6, 2021
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