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Cloud Atlas May Hide Their Tracks but 1,800+ Unpublicized Artifacts Can Help Orgs Tag Them

Cyber espionage group Cloud Atlas has been trailing its sights on critical infrastructure operators in countries suffering from political conflict since its discovery in 2014. Aptly nicknamed "Inception," the group's tactic of going after nations with bigger problems than cybersecurity seems to be working, as evidenced by successful intrusions over the years. more

Exposing Chat Apps Exploited for Supply Chain Attacks

As far back as September 2022, Trend Micro reported that threat actors began exploiting chat apps Comm100 and LiveHelp100 to launch supply chain attacks. In a bid to help potential targets curb the problem, they publicized nine indicators of compromise (IoCs), specifically command-and-control (C&C) server addresses. more

The Ultimate Solution to DNS

The COVID -- 19 pandemic saw a surge in internet traffic by as much as 60%1.Because of the greater adoption of digital technology by businesses, and the need to support a hybrid onsite-offsite workforce that's persisted, we don't expect to see internet traffic slow down to what was once considered "normal." more

From Data Breach to Phishing to Lapsus$: Cyber Attacks That Echoed in 2022

As a New Year treat, Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) researchers decided to look back at some of the most newsworthy cybersecurity incidents in 2022 - the Revolut Data Breach, the series of attacks launched by Lapsus$, and a newly detected PayPal phishing tactic. more

Uncovering Other DarkTortilla Threat Vectors

As an age-old digital threat, phishing just continues to grow in sophistication over time, as DarkTortilla showed. Cyble Research and Intelligence Labs (CRIL) published a technical analysis of the threat specifically targeting Cisco and Grammarly. Are there other potential threat vectors, though? more

Supply Chain Security: A Closer Look at the IconBurst and Material Tailwind Attacks

Earlier this month, ReversingLabs published a report on the current state of software supply chain security. They stated that the volume of such attacks using npm and PyPI code have increased by a combined 289% in the past four years. The research also cited two npm attacks as evidence -- IconBurst and Material Tailwind. more

RedLine Stealer: IoC Analysis and Expansion

For roughly US$100, threat actors can purchase RedLine Stealer, a malware-as-a-service (MaaS) program first detected in March 2020 that continues to wreak havoc to this day. The malware can steal information from infected devices, including autocomplete and saved information on browsers. more

Own a Facebook Business? Beware of Ducktail

WithSecure recently unveiled a malicious campaign dubbed "Ducktail," which trailed its sights on Facebook business owners and advertisers. Believed to be run by Vietnamese operators, Ducktail uses malware to steal data from victims and hijack vulnerable Facebook business properties. more

Is Aurora as Stealthy as Its Operators Believe?

Stealth is a typical goal for most threat actors when launching malware and other attacks. The better hidden a malware is, the more effective an attack becomes. And that is what fast-rising data stealer Aurora is gaining notoriety for. more

Exposing the New Potential Ways Royal Ransomware Gets Delivered

DEV -- 0569, a threat actor Microsoft has been monitoring, was recently observed deploying Royal ransomware via pages posing as legitimate software download sites and repositories, among other stealthy tactics. He has so far used fake download sites for Adobe Flash Player, AnyDesk, Zoom, and TeamViewer in phishing emails and domains. more