SparklingGoblin APT adds a new Linux variant of SideWalk implant to its arsenal

China-linked SparklingGoblin APT was spotted using a Linux variant of a backdoor known as SideWalk against a Hong Kong university. Researchers from ESET discovered a Linux variant of the SideWalk backdoor, which is a custom implant used by the China-linked SparklingGoblin APT group. The SparklingGoblin APT is believed to be a group that operated under […]

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September 14, 2022
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Counterfeit versions of popular mobile devices target WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business

Experts found backdoors in budget Android device models designed to target WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business messaging apps. Researchers from Doctor Web discovered backdoors in the system partition of budget Android device models that are counterfeit versions of famous brand-name models. The malware targets WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business messaging apps and can allow attackers to conduct […]

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August 23, 2022
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IT threat evolution Q2 2022

ToddyCat APT and WinDealer man-on-the-side attack, Spring4Shell and other vulnerabilities, ransomware trends and our in-depth analysis of the TTPs of the eight most widespread ransomware families.

August 15, 2022
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