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APT27  (Back to overview)

aka: GreedyTaotie, TG-3390, EMISSARY PANDA, TEMP.Hippo, Red Phoenix, Budworm, Group 35, ZipToken, Iron Tiger, BRONZE UNION, Lucky Mouse, G0027, Iron Taurus

A China-based actor that targets foreign embassies to collect data on government, defence, and technology sectors.


Associated Families
win.httpbrowser win.hyperbro win.hyperssl win.polpo win.unidentified_080 win.zxshell win.ghost_rat win.chinachopper win.plugx

References
2022-09-29SymantecThreat Hunter Team
@online{team:20220929:witchetty:628f1c4, author = {Threat Hunter Team}, title = {{Witchetty: Group Uses Updated Toolset in Attacks on Governments in Middle East}}, date = {2022-09-29}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/witchetty-steganography-espionage}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-30} } Witchetty: Group Uses Updated Toolset in Attacks on Governments in Middle East
CHINACHOPPER Lookback MimiKatz PlugX Unidentified 096 (Keylogger) x4
2022-09-26Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Daniela Shalev, Itay Gamliel
@online{shalev:20220926:hunting:3489fdb, author = {Daniela Shalev and Itay Gamliel}, title = {{Hunting for Unsigned DLLs to Find APTs}}, date = {2022-09-26}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/unsigned-dlls/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-30} } Hunting for Unsigned DLLs to Find APTs
PlugX Raspberry Robin Roshtyak
2022-09-15SymantecThreat Hunter Team
@online{team:20220915:webworm:500c850, author = {Threat Hunter Team}, title = {{Webworm: Espionage Attackers Testing and Using Older Modified RATs}}, date = {2022-09-15}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/webworm-espionage-rats}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-20} } Webworm: Espionage Attackers Testing and Using Older Modified RATs
9002 RAT Ghost RAT Trochilus RAT
2022-09-14Security JoesFelipe Duarte
@techreport{duarte:20220914:dissecting:6ab0659, author = {Felipe Duarte}, title = {{Dissecting PlugX to Extract Its Crown Jewels}}, date = {2022-09-14}, institution = {Security Joes}, url = {https://secjoes-reports.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/Dissecting+PlugX+to+Extract+Its+Crown+Jewels.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-16} } Dissecting PlugX to Extract Its Crown Jewels
PlugX
2022-09-13SymantecThreat Hunter Team
@online{team:20220913:new:2ff2e98, author = {Threat Hunter Team}, title = {{New Wave of Espionage Activity Targets Asian Governments}}, date = {2022-09-13}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/espionage-asia-governments}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-20} } New Wave of Espionage Activity Targets Asian Governments
MimiKatz PlugX Quasar RAT ShadowPad Trochilus RAT
2022-09-09Github (m4now4r)m4n0w4r
@techreport{m4n0w4r:20220909:mustang:120306a, author = {m4n0w4r}, title = {{“Mustang Panda” – Enemy at the gate}}, date = {2022-09-09}, institution = {Github (m4now4r)}, url = {https://raw.githubusercontent.com/m4now4r/Presentations/main/MustangPanda%20-%20Enemy%20at%20the%20gate_final.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-26} } “Mustang Panda” – Enemy at the gate
PlugX
2022-09-08SecureworksCounter Threat Unit ResearchTeam
@online{researchteam:20220908:bronze:1975ebf, author = {Counter Threat Unit ResearchTeam}, title = {{BRONZE PRESIDENT Targets Government Officials}}, date = {2022-09-08}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/blog/bronze-president-targets-government-officials}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-13} } BRONZE PRESIDENT Targets Government Officials
PlugX
2022-09-08CybereasonKotaro Ogino, Yuki Shibuya, Aleksandar Milenkoski
@online{ogino:20220908:threat:2ec8deb, author = {Kotaro Ogino and Yuki Shibuya and Aleksandar Milenkoski}, title = {{Threat Analysis Report: PlugX RAT Loader Evolution}}, date = {2022-09-08}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/threat-analysis-report-plugx-rat-loader-evolution}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-13} } Threat Analysis Report: PlugX RAT Loader Evolution
PlugX
2022-08-12Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší
@online{lunghi:20220812:iron:c55d0cd, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Jaromír Hořejší}, title = {{Iron Tiger Compromises Chat Application Mimi, Targets Windows, Mac, and Linux Users}}, date = {2022-08-12}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/22/h/irontiger-compromises-chat-app-Mimi-targets-windows-mac-linux-users.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-18} } Iron Tiger Compromises Chat Application Mimi, Targets Windows, Mac, and Linux Users
Rshell HyperBro
2022-08-12SekoiaThreat & Detection Research Team
@online{team:20220812:luckymouse:2667f45, author = {Threat & Detection Research Team}, title = {{LuckyMouse uses a backdoored Electron app to target MacOS}}, date = {2022-08-12}, organization = {Sekoia}, url = {https://blog.sekoia.io/luckymouse-uses-a-backdoored-electron-app-to-target-macos/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-18} } LuckyMouse uses a backdoored Electron app to target MacOS
HyperBro
2022-08-12Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší
@online{lunghi:20220812:iron:38c15d7, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Jaromír Hořejší}, title = {{Iron Tiger Compromises Chat Application Mimi, Targets Windows, Mac, and Linux Users (IOCs)}}, date = {2022-08-12}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/content/dam/trendmicro/global/en/research/22/h/iron-tiger-compromises-chat-application-mimi,-targets-windows,-mac,-and-linux-users/IOCs-IronTiger-compromises-chat-application-mimi-targets-windows-mac-linux-users.txt}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-18} } Iron Tiger Compromises Chat Application Mimi, Targets Windows, Mac, and Linux Users (IOCs)
HyperBro
2022-08-04MandiantMandiant
@online{mandiant:20220804:advanced:afb8956, author = {Mandiant}, title = {{Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)}}, date = {2022-08-04}, organization = {Mandiant}, url = {https://www.mandiant.com/resources/insights/apt-groups}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-30} } Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)
APT1 APT10 APT12 APT14 APT15 APT16 APT17 APT18 APT19 APT2 APT20 APT21 APT22 APT23 APT24 APT27 APT3 APT30 APT31 APT4 APT40 APT5 APT9
2022-07-26MicrosoftMicrosoft 365 Defender Research Team
@online{team:20220726:malicious:ff5f5c0, author = {Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team}, title = {{Malicious IIS extensions quietly open persistent backdoors into servers}}, date = {2022-07-26}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2022/07/26/malicious-iis-extensions-quietly-open-persistent-backdoors-into-servers/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-28} } Malicious IIS extensions quietly open persistent backdoors into servers
CHINACHOPPER MimiKatz
2022-07-18YouTube (Security Joes)Felipe Duarte
@online{duarte:20220718:plugx:bfdba72, author = {Felipe Duarte}, title = {{PlugX DLL Side-Loading Technique}}, date = {2022-07-18}, organization = {YouTube (Security Joes)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2_DTQJjDYc}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-19} } PlugX DLL Side-Loading Technique
PlugX
2022-07-18Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Unit 42
@online{42:20220718:shallow:cc9413f, author = {Unit 42}, title = {{Shallow Taurus}}, date = {2022-07-18}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/atoms/shallowtaurus/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-29} } Shallow Taurus
FormerFirstRAT IsSpace NewCT PlugX Poison Ivy Tidepool DragonOK
2022-07-18Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Unit 42
@online{42:20220718:iron:f7586c5, author = {Unit 42}, title = {{Iron Taurus}}, date = {2022-07-18}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/atoms/iron-taurus/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-29} } Iron Taurus
CHINACHOPPER Ghost RAT Wonknu ZXShell APT27
2022-06-27Kaspersky ICS CERTArtem Snegirev, Kirill Kruglov
@online{snegirev:20220627:attacks:100c151, author = {Artem Snegirev and Kirill Kruglov}, title = {{Attacks on industrial control systems using ShadowPad}}, date = {2022-06-27}, organization = {Kaspersky ICS CERT}, url = {https://ics-cert.kaspersky.com/publications/reports/2022/06/27/attacks-on-industrial-control-systems-using-shadowpad/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-29} } Attacks on industrial control systems using ShadowPad
Cobalt Strike PlugX ShadowPad
2022-06-23SecureworksCounter Threat Unit ResearchTeam
@online{researchteam:20220623:bronze:8bccd74, author = {Counter Threat Unit ResearchTeam}, title = {{BRONZE STARLIGHT Ransomware Operations Use HUI Loader}}, date = {2022-06-23}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/bronze-starlight-ransomware-operations-use-hui-loader}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-20} } BRONZE STARLIGHT Ransomware Operations Use HUI Loader
ATOMSILO Cobalt Strike HUI Loader LockFile NightSky Pandora PlugX Quasar RAT Rook SodaMaster
2022-06-15Security JoesCharles Lomboni, Venkat Rajgor, Felipe Duarte
@techreport{lomboni:20220615:backdoor:8d43d9e, author = {Charles Lomboni and Venkat Rajgor and Felipe Duarte}, title = {{Backdoor via XFF: Mysterious Threat Actor Under Radar}}, date = {2022-06-15}, institution = {Security Joes}, url = {https://secjoes-reports.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/Backdoor%2Bvia%2BXFF%2BMysterious%2BThreat%2BActor%2BUnder%2BRadar.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-16} } Backdoor via XFF: Mysterious Threat Actor Under Radar
CHINACHOPPER
2022-05-23Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší
@techreport{lunghi:20220523:operation:e3c402b, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Jaromír Hořejší}, title = {{Operation Earth Berberoka}}, date = {2022-05-23}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://documents.trendmicro.com/assets/white_papers/wp-operation-earth-berberoka.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } Operation Earth Berberoka
reptile oRAT Ghost RAT PlugX pupy Earth Berberoka
2022-05-20VinCSSm4n0w4r, Tran Trung Kien, Dang Dinh Phuong
@online{m4n0w4r:20220520:re027:38348db, author = {m4n0w4r and Tran Trung Kien and Dang Dinh Phuong}, title = {{[RE027] China-based APT Mustang Panda might have still continued their attack activities against organizations in Vietnam}}, date = {2022-05-20}, organization = {VinCSS}, url = {https://blog.vincss.net/2022/05/re027-china-based-apt-mustang-panda-might-have-still-continued-their-attack-activities-against-organizations-in-Vietnam.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-20} } [RE027] China-based APT Mustang Panda might have still continued their attack activities against organizations in Vietnam
PlugX
2022-05-17Positive TechnologiesPositive Technologies
@online{technologies:20220517:space:abd655a, author = {Positive Technologies}, title = {{Space Pirates: analyzing the tools and connections of a new hacker group}}, date = {2022-05-17}, organization = {Positive Technologies}, url = {https://www.ptsecurity.com/ww-en/analytics/pt-esc-threat-intelligence/space-pirates-tools-and-connections/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-25} } Space Pirates: analyzing the tools and connections of a new hacker group
FormerFirstRAT PlugX Poison Ivy Rovnix ShadowPad Zupdax
2022-05-16JPCERT/CCShusei Tomonaga
@online{tomonaga:20220516:analysis:b1c8089, author = {Shusei Tomonaga}, title = {{Analysis of HUI Loader}}, date = {2022-05-16}, organization = {JPCERT/CC}, url = {https://blogs.jpcert.or.jp/ja/2022/05/HUILoader.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-17} } Analysis of HUI Loader
HUI Loader PlugX Poison Ivy Quasar RAT
2022-05-12TEAMT5Leon Chang, Silvia Yeh
@techreport{chang:20220512:next:5fd8a83, author = {Leon Chang and Silvia Yeh}, title = {{The Next Gen PlugX/ShadowPad? A Dive into the Emerging China-Nexus Modular Trojan, Pangolin8RAT (slides)}}, date = {2022-05-12}, institution = {TEAMT5}, url = {https://i.blackhat.com/Asia-22/Thursday-Materials/AS-22-LeonSilvia-NextGenPlugXShadowPad.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-08} } The Next Gen PlugX/ShadowPad? A Dive into the Emerging China-Nexus Modular Trojan, Pangolin8RAT (slides)
KEYPLUG Cobalt Strike CROSSWALK FunnySwitch PlugX ShadowPad Winnti SLIME29 TianWu
2022-05-11TEAMT5Charles Li, Che Chang
@techreport{li:20220511:to:12668fe, author = {Charles Li and Che Chang}, title = {{To loot or Not to Loot? That Is Not a Question - When State-Nexus APT Targets Online Entertainment Industry}}, date = {2022-05-11}, institution = {TEAMT5}, url = {https://i.blackhat.com/Asia-22/Friday-Materials/AS-22-Li-To-Loot-Or-Not-To-Loot-That-Is-Not-a-Question.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-15} } To loot or Not to Loot? That Is Not a Question - When State-Nexus APT Targets Online Entertainment Industry
APT27 BRONZE STARLIGHT SLIME29 TianWu
2022-05-09Qianxin Threat Intelligence CenterRed Raindrops Team
@online{team:20220509:operation:5c9c0d7, author = {Red Raindrops Team}, title = {{Operation EviLoong: An electronic party of "borderless" hackers}}, date = {2022-05-09}, organization = {Qianxin Threat Intelligence Center}, url = {https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/K1uBLGqD8kgsIp1yTyYBfw}, language = {Chinese}, urldate = {2022-05-17} } Operation EviLoong: An electronic party of "borderless" hackers
ZXShell
2022-05-05Cisco TalosJung soo An, Asheer Malhotra, Justin Thattil, Aliza Berk, Kendall McKay
@online{an:20220505:mustang:cbc06e9, author = {Jung soo An and Asheer Malhotra and Justin Thattil and Aliza Berk and Kendall McKay}, title = {{Mustang Panda deploys a new wave of malware targeting Europe}}, date = {2022-05-05}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2022/05/mustang-panda-targets-europe.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-05} } Mustang Panda deploys a new wave of malware targeting Europe
Cobalt Strike Meterpreter PlugX
2022-05-02Sentinel LABSJoey Chen, Amitai Ben Shushan Ehrlich
@online{chen:20220502:moshen:1969df2, author = {Joey Chen and Amitai Ben Shushan Ehrlich}, title = {{Moshen Dragon’s Triad-and-Error Approach | Abusing Security Software to Sideload PlugX and ShadowPad}}, date = {2022-05-02}, organization = {Sentinel LABS}, url = {https://www.sentinelone.com/labs/moshen-dragons-triad-and-error-approach-abusing-security-software-to-sideload-plugx-and-shadowpad/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-04} } Moshen Dragon’s Triad-and-Error Approach | Abusing Security Software to Sideload PlugX and ShadowPad
PlugX ShadowPad
2022-04-28DARKReadingJai Vijayan
@online{vijayan:20220428:chinese:c4c2534, author = {Jai Vijayan}, title = {{Chinese APT Bronze President Mounts Spy Campaign on Russian Military}}, date = {2022-04-28}, organization = {DARKReading}, url = {https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/chinese-apt-bronze-president-spy-campaign-russian-military}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-26} } Chinese APT Bronze President Mounts Spy Campaign on Russian Military
PlugX MUSTANG PANDA
2022-04-28PWCPWC UK
@techreport{uk:20220428:cyber:c43873f, author = {PWC UK}, title = {{Cyber Threats 2021: A Year in Retrospect (Annex)}}, date = {2022-04-28}, institution = {PWC}, url = {https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/issues/cybersecurity/cyber-threat-intelligence/cyber-year-in-retrospect/yir-cyber-threats-annex-download.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-29} } Cyber Threats 2021: A Year in Retrospect (Annex)
Cobalt Strike Conti PlugX RokRAT Inception Framework Red Menshen
2022-04-27Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší
@online{lunghi:20220427:new:9068f6e, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Jaromír Hořejší}, title = {{New APT Group Earth Berberoka Targets Gambling Websites With Old and New Malware}}, date = {2022-04-27}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/22/d/new-apt-group-earth-berberoka-targets-gambling-websites-with-old.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-04} } New APT Group Earth Berberoka Targets Gambling Websites With Old and New Malware
AsyncRAT Ghost RAT PlugX Quasar RAT Earth Berberoka
2022-04-27TrendmicroTrendmicro
@online{trendmicro:20220427:iocs:18f7e31, author = {Trendmicro}, title = {{IOCs for Earth Berberoka - Windows}}, date = {2022-04-27}, organization = {Trendmicro}, url = {https://documents.trendmicro.com/assets/txt/earth-berberoka-windows-iocs-2.txt}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } IOCs for Earth Berberoka - Windows
AsyncRAT Cobalt Strike PlugX Quasar RAT Earth Berberoka
2022-04-27SecureworksCounter Threat Unit ResearchTeam
@online{researchteam:20220427:bronze:34ac36a, author = {Counter Threat Unit ResearchTeam}, title = {{BRONZE PRESIDENT Targets Russian Speakers with Updated PlugX}}, date = {2022-04-27}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/blog/bronze-president-targets-russian-speakers-with-updated-plugx}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-29} } BRONZE PRESIDENT Targets Russian Speakers with Updated PlugX
PlugX
2022-04-27TrendmicroDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší
@techreport{lunghi:20220427:operation:bdba881, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Jaromír Hořejší}, title = {{Operation Gambling Puppet}}, date = {2022-04-27}, institution = {Trendmicro}, url = {https://www.botconf.eu/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Botconf2022-40-LunghiHorejsi.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } Operation Gambling Puppet
reptile oRAT AsyncRAT Cobalt Strike DCRat Ghost RAT PlugX Quasar RAT Trochilus RAT Earth Berberoka
2022-04-14NSHC RedAlert LabsNSHC Threatrecon Team
@online{team:20220414:hacking:62e1b17, author = {NSHC Threatrecon Team}, title = {{Hacking activity of SectorB Group in 2021 Chinese government supported hacking group SectorB}}, date = {2022-04-14}, organization = {NSHC RedAlert Labs}, url = {https://redalert.nshc.net/2022/04/14/hacking-activity-of-sectorb-group-in-2021/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-15} } Hacking activity of SectorB Group in 2021 Chinese government supported hacking group SectorB
PlugX
2022-04-12Max Kersten's BlogMax Kersten
@online{kersten:20220412:ghidra:4afe367, author = {Max Kersten}, title = {{Ghidra script to handle stack strings}}, date = {2022-04-12}, organization = {Max Kersten's Blog}, url = {https://maxkersten.nl/binary-analysis-course/analysis-scripts/ghidra-script-to-handle-stack-strings/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-20} } Ghidra script to handle stack strings
CaddyWiper PlugX
2022-04-01The Hacker NewsRavie Lakshmanan
@online{lakshmanan:20220401:chinese:0b445c6, author = {Ravie Lakshmanan}, title = {{Chinese Hackers Target VMware Horizon Servers with Log4Shell to Deploy Rootkit}}, date = {2022-04-01}, organization = {The Hacker News}, url = {https://thehackernews.com/2022/04/chinese-hackers-target-vmware-horizon.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-04} } Chinese Hackers Target VMware Horizon Servers with Log4Shell to Deploy Rootkit
Fire Chili Ghost RAT
2022-03-30FortinetRotem Sde-Or, Eliran Voronovitch
@online{sdeor:20220330:new:8eeff0d, author = {Rotem Sde-Or and Eliran Voronovitch}, title = {{New Milestones for Deep Panda: Log4Shell and Digitally Signed Fire Chili Rootkits}}, date = {2022-03-30}, organization = {Fortinet}, url = {https://www.fortinet.com/blog/threat-research/deep-panda-log4shell-fire-chili-rootkits}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-31} } New Milestones for Deep Panda: Log4Shell and Digitally Signed Fire Chili Rootkits
Fire Chili Ghost RAT
2022-03-28TrellixMax Kersten, Marc Elias
@online{kersten:20220328:plugx:37256d5, author = {Max Kersten and Marc Elias}, title = {{PlugX: A Talisman to Behold}}, date = {2022-03-28}, organization = {Trellix}, url = {https://www.trellix.com/en-us/about/newsroom/stories/threat-labs/plugx-a-talisman-to-behold.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-30} } PlugX: A Talisman to Behold
PlugX
2022-03-25ESET ResearchAlexandre Côté Cyr
@online{cyr:20220325:mustang:4052776, author = {Alexandre Côté Cyr}, title = {{Mustang Panda's Hodur: Old stuff, new variant of Korplug}}, date = {2022-03-25}, organization = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/fr/2022/03/25/mustang-pandas-hodur-nouveau-korplug/}, language = {French}, urldate = {2022-03-30} } Mustang Panda's Hodur: Old stuff, new variant of Korplug
PlugX
2022-03-24Threat PostNate Nelson
@online{nelson:20220324:chinese:da166ef, author = {Nate Nelson}, title = {{Chinese APT Combines Fresh Hodur RAT with Complex Anti-Detection}}, date = {2022-03-24}, organization = {Threat Post}, url = {https://threatpost.com/chinese-apt-combines-fresh-hodur-rat-with-complex-anti-detection/179084/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-25} } Chinese APT Combines Fresh Hodur RAT with Complex Anti-Detection
PlugX
2022-03-23BleepingComputerBill Toulas
@online{toulas:20220323:new:14befd9, author = {Bill Toulas}, title = {{New Mustang Panda hacking campaign targets diplomats, ISPs}}, date = {2022-03-23}, organization = {BleepingComputer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-mustang-panda-hacking-campaign-targets-diplomats-isps/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-25} } New Mustang Panda hacking campaign targets diplomats, ISPs
PlugX
2022-03-23ESET ResearchAlexandre Côté Cyr
@online{cyr:20220323:mustang:3e97382, author = {Alexandre Côté Cyr}, title = {{Mustang Panda’s Hodur: Old tricks, new Korplug variant}}, date = {2022-03-23}, organization = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/2022/03/23/mustang-panda-hodur-old-tricks-new-korplug-variant/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-24} } Mustang Panda’s Hodur: Old tricks, new Korplug variant
PlugX
2022-03-16AhnLabASEC Analysis Team
@online{team:20220316:gh0stcringe:65e2d3e, author = {ASEC Analysis Team}, title = {{Gh0stCringe RAT Being Distributed to Vulnerable Database Servers}}, date = {2022-03-16}, organization = {AhnLab}, url = {https://asec.ahnlab.com/en/32572/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-14} } Gh0stCringe RAT Being Distributed to Vulnerable Database Servers
Ghost RAT Kingminer
2022-03-07ProofpointMichael Raggi, Myrtus 0x0
@online{raggi:20220307:good:4e4acd6, author = {Michael Raggi and Myrtus 0x0}, title = {{The Good, the Bad, and the Web Bug: TA416 Increases Operational Tempo Against European Governments as Conflict in Ukraine Escalates}}, date = {2022-03-07}, organization = {Proofpoint}, url = {https://www.proofpoint.com/us/blog/threat-insight/good-bad-and-web-bug-ta416-increases-operational-tempo-against-european}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-08} } The Good, the Bad, and the Web Bug: TA416 Increases Operational Tempo Against European Governments as Conflict in Ukraine Escalates
PlugX
2022-02-17SinaCyberAdam Kozy
@techreport{kozy:20220217:testimony:692e499, author = {Adam Kozy}, title = {{Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on “China’s Cyber Capabilities: Warfare, Espionage, and Implications for the United States”}}, date = {2022-02-17}, institution = {SinaCyber}, url = {https://www.uscc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-02/Adam_Kozy_Testimony.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-23} } Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on “China’s Cyber Capabilities: Warfare, Espionage, and Implications for the United States”
PlugX APT26 APT41
2022-02-11Cisco TalosTalos
@online{talos:20220211:threat:fcad762, author = {Talos}, title = {{Threat Roundup for February 4 to February 11}}, date = {2022-02-11}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2022/02/threat-roundup-0204-0211.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-14} } Threat Roundup for February 4 to February 11
DarkComet Ghost RAT Loki Password Stealer (PWS) Tinba Tofsee Zeus
2022-02-07CywareCyware
@online{cyware:20220207:apt27:e900fc7, author = {Cyware}, title = {{APT27 Group Targets German Organizations with HyperBro}}, date = {2022-02-07}, organization = {Cyware}, url = {https://cyware.com/news/apt27-group-targets-german-organizations-with-hyperbro-2c43b7cf/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-09} } APT27 Group Targets German Organizations with HyperBro
HyperBro
2022-01-27JSAC 2021Hajime Yanagishita, Kiyotaka Tamada, You Nakatsuru, Suguru Ishimaru
@techreport{yanagishita:20220127:what:3c59dc9, author = {Hajime Yanagishita and Kiyotaka Tamada and You Nakatsuru and Suguru Ishimaru}, title = {{What We Can Do against the Chaotic A41APT Campaign}}, date = {2022-01-27}, institution = {JSAC 2021}, url = {https://jsac.jpcert.or.jp/archive/2022/pdf/JSAC2022_9_yanagishita-tamada-nakatsuru-ishimaru_en.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-17} } What We Can Do against the Chaotic A41APT Campaign
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike HUI Loader SodaMaster
2022-01-26BleepingComputerSergiu Gatlan
@online{gatlan:20220126:german:06fb2dc, author = {Sergiu Gatlan}, title = {{German govt warns of APT27 hackers backdooring business networks}}, date = {2022-01-26}, organization = {BleepingComputer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/german-govt-warns-of-apt27-hackers-backdooring-business-networks/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-31} } German govt warns of APT27 hackers backdooring business networks
HyperBro
2022-01-26Bundesamt für VerfassungsschutzBundesamt für Verfassungsschutz
@online{verfassungsschutz:20220126:current:de1a6be, author = {Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz}, title = {{Current cyber attack campaign against German business enterprises by APT27}}, date = {2022-01-26}, organization = {Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz}, url = {https://www.verfassungsschutz.de/SharedDocs/publikationen/DE/cyberabwehr/2022-01-bfv-cyber-brief.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=10}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-31} } Current cyber attack campaign against German business enterprises by APT27
HyperBro
2022-01-06Cyber And Ramen blogMike R
@online{r:20220106:gulp:4ab908c, author = {Mike R}, title = {{A “GULP” of PlugX}}, date = {2022-01-06}, organization = {Cyber And Ramen blog}, url = {https://cyberandramen.net/2022/01/06/a-gulp-of-plugx/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-05} } A “GULP” of PlugX
PlugX
2021-12-14Trend MicroNick Dai, Ted Lee, Vickie Su
@online{dai:20211214:collecting:3d6dd34, author = {Nick Dai and Ted Lee and Vickie Su}, title = {{Collecting In the Dark: Tropic Trooper Targets Transportation and Government}}, date = {2021-12-14}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/l/collecting-in-the-dark-tropic-trooper-targets-transportation-and-government-organizations.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-30} } Collecting In the Dark: Tropic Trooper Targets Transportation and Government
ChiserClient Ghost RAT Lilith Quasar RAT xPack
2021-12-01ESET ResearchAlexis Dorais-Joncas, Facundo Muñoz
@techreport{doraisjoncas:20211201:jumping:00bc8f5, author = {Alexis Dorais-Joncas and Facundo Muñoz}, title = {{Jumping the air gap: 15 years of nation‑state effort}}, date = {2021-12-01}, institution = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/eset_jumping_the_air_gap_wp.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-17} } Jumping the air gap: 15 years of nation‑state effort
Agent.BTZ Fanny Flame Gauss PlugX Ramsay Retro Stuxnet USBCulprit USBferry
2021-11-18CiscoJosh Pyorre
@online{pyorre:20211118:blackmatter:e9e9bbf, author = {Josh Pyorre}, title = {{BlackMatter, LockBit, and THOR}}, date = {2021-11-18}, organization = {Cisco}, url = {https://umbrella.cisco.com/blog/cybersecurity-threat-spotlight-blackmatter-lockbit-thor}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-28} } BlackMatter, LockBit, and THOR
BlackMatter LockBit PlugX
2021-11-04Youtube (Virus Bulletin)Yi-Jhen Hsieh, Joey Chen
@online{hsieh:20211104:shadowpad:8dbd5c7, author = {Yi-Jhen Hsieh and Joey Chen}, title = {{ShadowPad: the masterpiece of privately sold malware in Chinese espionage}}, date = {2021-11-04}, organization = {Youtube (Virus Bulletin)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1zAVX_HnJg}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-08} } ShadowPad: the masterpiece of privately sold malware in Chinese espionage
PlugX ShadowPad
2021-11-03Cisco TalosChetan Raghuprasad, Vanja Svajcer, Caitlin Huey
@online{raghuprasad:20211103:microsoft:2b6de43, author = {Chetan Raghuprasad and Vanja Svajcer and Caitlin Huey}, title = {{Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities exploited once again for ransomware, this time with Babuk}}, date = {2021-11-03}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2021/11/babuk-exploits-exchange.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-03} } Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities exploited once again for ransomware, this time with Babuk
Babuk CHINACHOPPER
2021-10-18NortonLifeLockNorton Labs
@techreport{labs:20211018:operation:9612cbf, author = {Norton Labs}, title = {{Operation Exorcist - 7 Years of Targeted Attacks against the Roman Catholic Church}}, date = {2021-10-18}, institution = {NortonLifeLock}, url = {https://www.nortonlifelock.com/sites/default/files/2021-10/OPERATION%20EXORCIST%20White%20Paper.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-15} } Operation Exorcist - 7 Years of Targeted Attacks against the Roman Catholic Church
NewBounce PlugX Zupdax
2021-10-05BlackberryThe BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team
@online{team:20211005:drawing:e53477d, author = {The BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team}, title = {{Drawing a Dragon: Connecting the Dots to Find APT41}}, date = {2021-10-05}, organization = {Blackberry}, url = {https://blogs.blackberry.com/en/2021/10/drawing-a-dragon-connecting-the-dots-to-find-apt41}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-10-11} } Drawing a Dragon: Connecting the Dots to Find APT41
Cobalt Strike Ghost RAT
2021-10-04JPCERT/CCShusei Tomonaga
@online{tomonaga:20211004:malware:5ba808a, author = {Shusei Tomonaga}, title = {{Malware Gh0stTimes Used by BlackTech}}, date = {2021-10-04}, organization = {JPCERT/CC}, url = {https://blogs.jpcert.or.jp/en/2021/10/gh0sttimes.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-10-11} } Malware Gh0stTimes Used by BlackTech
Gh0stTimes Ghost RAT
2021-09-28Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@online{group:20210928:4:069b441, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{4 Chinese APT Groups Identified Targeting Mail Server of Afghan Telecommunications Firm Roshan}}, date = {2021-09-28}, organization = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://www.recordedfuture.com/chinese-apt-groups-target-afghan-telecommunications-firm/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-10-11} } 4 Chinese APT Groups Identified Targeting Mail Server of Afghan Telecommunications Firm Roshan
PlugX Winnti
2021-09-14McAfeeChristiaan Beek
@online{beek:20210914:operation:95aed8d, author = {Christiaan Beek}, title = {{Operation ‘Harvest’: A Deep Dive into a Long-term Campaign}}, date = {2021-09-14}, organization = {McAfee}, url = {https://www.mcafee.com/blogs/enterprise/mcafee-enterprise-atr/operation-harvest-a-deep-dive-into-a-long-term-campaign/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-19} } Operation ‘Harvest’: A Deep Dive into a Long-term Campaign
MimiKatz PlugX Winnti
2021-09-10The RecordCatalin Cimpanu
@online{cimpanu:20210910:indonesian:fc06998, author = {Catalin Cimpanu}, title = {{Indonesian intelligence agency compromised in suspected Chinese hack}}, date = {2021-09-10}, organization = {The Record}, url = {https://therecord.media/indonesian-intelligence-agency-compromised-in-suspected-chinese-hack/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-12} } Indonesian intelligence agency compromised in suspected Chinese hack
PlugX
2021-09-03FireEyeAdrian Sanchez Hernandez, Govand Sinjari, Joshua Goddard, Brendan McKeague, John Wolfram, Alex Pennino, Andrew Rector, Harris Ansari, Yash Gupta
@online{hernandez:20210903:pst:a8de902, author = {Adrian Sanchez Hernandez and Govand Sinjari and Joshua Goddard and Brendan McKeague and John Wolfram and Alex Pennino and Andrew Rector and Harris Ansari and Yash Gupta}, title = {{PST, Want a Shell? ProxyShell Exploiting Microsoft Exchange Servers}}, date = {2021-09-03}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2021/09/proxyshell-exploiting-microsoft-exchange-servers.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-06} } PST, Want a Shell? ProxyShell Exploiting Microsoft Exchange Servers
CHINACHOPPER HTran
2021-09-01YouTube (Black Hat)Aragorn Tseng, Charles Li
@online{tseng:20210901:mem2img:7817a5d, author = {Aragorn Tseng and Charles Li}, title = {{Mem2Img: Memory-Resident Malware Detection via Convolution Neural Network}}, date = {2021-09-01}, organization = {YouTube (Black Hat)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SDdUVejR2w}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-12} } Mem2Img: Memory-Resident Malware Detection via Convolution Neural Network
Cobalt Strike PlugX Waterbear
2021-09-01YouTube (Hack In The Box Security Conference)Yi-Jhen Hsieh, Joey Chen
@online{hsieh:20210901:shadowpad:f9ae111, author = {Yi-Jhen Hsieh and Joey Chen}, title = {{SHADOWPAD: Chinese Espionage Malware-as-a-Service}}, date = {2021-09-01}, organization = {YouTube (Hack In The Box Security Conference)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRh6R8o1Q7U}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-08} } SHADOWPAD: Chinese Espionage Malware-as-a-Service
PlugX ShadowPad
2021-08-23SentinelOneYi-Jhen Hsieh, Joey Chen
@techreport{hsieh:20210823:shadowpad:58780f1, author = {Yi-Jhen Hsieh and Joey Chen}, title = {{ShadowPad: the Masterpiece of Privately Sold Malware in Chinese Espionage}}, date = {2021-08-23}, institution = {SentinelOne}, url = {https://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2021sin/materials/D1T1%20-%20%20ShadowPad%20-%20A%20Masterpiece%20of%20Privately%20Sold%20Malware%20in%20Chinese%20Espionage%20-%20Yi-Jhen%20Hsieh%20&%20Joey%20Chen.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-18} } ShadowPad: the Masterpiece of Privately Sold Malware in Chinese Espionage
PlugX ShadowPad
2021-08-10FireEyeIsrael Research Team, U.S. Threat Intel Team
@online{team:20210810:unc215:dbc483a, author = {Israel Research Team and U.S. Threat Intel Team}, title = {{UNC215: Spotlight on a Chinese Espionage Campaign in Israel}}, date = {2021-08-10}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.mandiant.com/resources/unc215-chinese-espionage-campaign-in-israel}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-06} } UNC215: Spotlight on a Chinese Espionage Campaign in Israel
HyperBro HyperSSL MimiKatz
2021-08-03CybereasonAssaf Dahan, Lior Rochberger, Daniel Frank, Tom Fakterman
@online{dahan:20210803:deadringer:908e8d5, author = {Assaf Dahan and Lior Rochberger and Daniel Frank and Tom Fakterman}, title = {{DeadRinger: Exposing Chinese Threat Actors Targeting Major Telcos}}, date = {2021-08-03}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/deadringer-exposing-chinese-threat-actors-targeting-major-telcos}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-08-06} } DeadRinger: Exposing Chinese Threat Actors Targeting Major Telcos
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike MimiKatz Nebulae
2021-07-27Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Mike Harbison, Alex Hinchliffe
@online{harbison:20210727:thor:5d6d793, author = {Mike Harbison and Alex Hinchliffe}, title = {{THOR: Previously Unseen PlugX Variant Deployed During Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks by PKPLUG Group}}, date = {2021-07-27}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/thor-plugx-variant/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-07-29} } THOR: Previously Unseen PlugX Variant Deployed During Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks by PKPLUG Group
PlugX
2021-07-21BitdefenderBogdan Botezatu, Victor Vrabie
@online{botezatu:20210721:luminousmoth:7ed907d, author = {Bogdan Botezatu and Victor Vrabie}, title = {{LuminousMoth – PlugX, File Exfiltration and Persistence Revisited}}, date = {2021-07-21}, organization = {Bitdefender}, url = {https://www.bitdefender.com/blog/labs/luminousmoth-plugx-file-exfiltration-and-persistence-revisited}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-07-26} } LuminousMoth – PlugX, File Exfiltration and Persistence Revisited
PlugX
2021-07-20SecureworksCounter Threat Unit ResearchTeam
@online{researchteam:20210720:ongoing:1e6dbd0, author = {Counter Threat Unit ResearchTeam}, title = {{Ongoing Campaign Leveraging Exchange Vulnerability Potentially Linked to Iran}}, date = {2021-07-20}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/blog/ongoing-campaign-leveraging-exchange-vulnerability-potentially-linked-to-iran}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-07-26} } Ongoing Campaign Leveraging Exchange Vulnerability Potentially Linked to Iran
CHINACHOPPER MimiKatz RGDoor
2021-06-16Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@techreport{group:20210616:threat:d585785, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{Threat Activity Group RedFoxtrot Linked to China’s PLA Unit 69010; Targets Bordering Asian Countries}}, date = {2021-06-16}, institution = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://go.recordedfuture.com/hubfs/reports/cta-2021-0616.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-29} } Threat Activity Group RedFoxtrot Linked to China’s PLA Unit 69010; Targets Bordering Asian Countries
Icefog PcShare PlugX Poison Ivy QuickHeal DAGGER PANDA
2021-06-10ESET ResearchAdam Burgher
@online{burgher:20210610:backdoordiplomacy:4ebcb1d, author = {Adam Burgher}, title = {{BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian}}, date = {2021-06-10}, organization = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/06/10/backdoordiplomacy-upgrading-quarian-turian/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-08} } BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian
CHINACHOPPER DoublePulsar EternalRocks turian BackdoorDiplomacy
2021-06-02Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi
@techreport{lunghi:20210602:taking:f1bdefc, author = {Daniel Lunghi}, title = {{Taking Advantage of PE Metadata, or How To Complete Your Favorite Threat Actor’s Sample Collection}}, date = {2021-06-02}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.sstic.org/media/SSTIC2021/SSTIC-actes/Taking_Advantage_of_PE_Metadata_or_How_To_Complete/SSTIC2021-Slides-Taking_Advantage_of_PE_Metadata_or_How_To_Complete_your_Favorite_Threat_Actor_Sample_Collection-lunghi.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-09} } Taking Advantage of PE Metadata, or How To Complete Your Favorite Threat Actor’s Sample Collection
HyperSSL
2021-06-02Twitter (@xorhex)Xorhex
@online{xorhex:20210602:new:9e10322, author = {Xorhex}, title = {{Tweet on new variant of PlugX from RedDelta Group}}, date = {2021-06-02}, organization = {Twitter (@xorhex)}, url = {https://twitter.com/xorhex/status/1399906601562165249?s=20}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-09} } Tweet on new variant of PlugX from RedDelta Group
PlugX
2021-06-02Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi
@techreport{lunghi:20210602:taking:49c7b1f, author = {Daniel Lunghi}, title = {{Taking Advantage of PE Metadata,or How To Complete your Favorite ThreatActor’s Sample Collection (Paper)}}, date = {2021-06-02}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.sstic.org/media/SSTIC2021/SSTIC-actes/Taking_Advantage_of_PE_Metadata_or_How_To_Complete/SSTIC2021-Article-Taking_Advantage_of_PE_Metadata_or_How_To_Complete_your_Favorite_Threat_Actor_Sample_Collection-lunghi.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-11} } Taking Advantage of PE Metadata,or How To Complete your Favorite ThreatActor’s Sample Collection (Paper)
HyperSSL
2021-06-02xorhex blogTwitter (@xorhex)
@online{xorhex:20210602:reddelta:f35268d, author = {Twitter (@xorhex)}, title = {{RedDelta PlugX Undergoing Changes and Overlapping Again with Mustang Panda PlugX Infrastructure}}, date = {2021-06-02}, organization = {xorhex blog}, url = {https://blog.xorhex.com/blog/reddeltaplugxchangeup/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-09} } RedDelta PlugX Undergoing Changes and Overlapping Again with Mustang Panda PlugX Infrastructure
PlugX
2021-05-27xorhex blogTwitter (@xorhex)
@online{xorhex:20210527:mustang:d3c664b, author = {Twitter (@xorhex)}, title = {{Mustang Panda PlugX - Reused Mutex and Folder Found in the Extracted Config}}, date = {2021-05-27}, organization = {xorhex blog}, url = {https://blog.xorhex.com/blog/mustangpandaplugx-2/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-21} } Mustang Panda PlugX - Reused Mutex and Folder Found in the Extracted Config
PlugX
2021-05-17xorhex blogTwitter (@xorhex)
@online{xorhex:20210517:mustang:c51cc47, author = {Twitter (@xorhex)}, title = {{Mustang Panda PlugX - 45.251.240.55 Pivot}}, date = {2021-05-17}, organization = {xorhex blog}, url = {https://blog.xorhex.com/blog/mustangpandaplugx-1/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-21} } Mustang Panda PlugX - 45.251.240.55 Pivot
PlugX
2021-05-07TEAMT5Aragorn Tseng, Charles Li
@techreport{tseng:20210507:mem2img:494799d, author = {Aragorn Tseng and Charles Li}, title = {{Mem2Img: Memory-Resident Malware Detection via Convolution Neural Network}}, date = {2021-05-07}, institution = {TEAMT5}, url = {https://i.blackhat.com/asia-21/Friday-Handouts/as-21-Tseng-Mem2Img-Memory-Resident-Malware-Detection-via-Convolution-Neural-Network.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-12} } Mem2Img: Memory-Resident Malware Detection via Convolution Neural Network
Cobalt Strike PlugX Waterbear
2021-05-07SophosLabs UncutRajesh Nataraj
@online{nataraj:20210507:new:79ec788, author = {Rajesh Nataraj}, title = {{New Lemon Duck variants exploiting Microsoft Exchange Server}}, date = {2021-05-07}, organization = {SophosLabs Uncut}, url = {https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2021/05/07/new-lemon-duck-variants-exploiting-microsoft-exchange-server/?cmp=30728}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-16} } New Lemon Duck variants exploiting Microsoft Exchange Server
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike Lemon Duck
2021-05-07Cisco TalosCaitlin Huey, Andrew Windsor, Edmund Brumaghin
@online{huey:20210507:lemon:0d46f81, author = {Caitlin Huey and Andrew Windsor and Edmund Brumaghin}, title = {{Lemon Duck spreads its wings: Actors target Microsoft Exchange servers, incorporate new TTPs}}, date = {2021-05-07}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2021/05/lemon-duck-spreads-wings.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-16} } Lemon Duck spreads its wings: Actors target Microsoft Exchange servers, incorporate new TTPs
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike Lemon Duck
2021-05-06Trend MicroArianne Dela Cruz, Cris Tomboc, Jayson Chong, Nikki Madayag, Sean Torre
@online{cruz:20210506:proxylogon:4920ee4, author = {Arianne Dela Cruz and Cris Tomboc and Jayson Chong and Nikki Madayag and Sean Torre}, title = {{Proxylogon: A Coinminer, a Ransomware, and a Botnet Join the Party}}, date = {2021-05-06}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/e/proxylogon-a-coinminer--a-ransomware--and-a-botnet-join-the-part.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-17} } Proxylogon: A Coinminer, a Ransomware, and a Botnet Join the Party
BlackKingdom Ransomware CHINACHOPPER Lemon Duck Prometei
2021-05-05SymantecThreat Hunter Team
@online{team:20210505:multifactor:8834ab8, author = {Threat Hunter Team}, title = {{Multi-Factor Authentication: Headache for Cyber Actors Inspires New Attack Techniques}}, date = {2021-05-05}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/multi-factor-authentication-new-attacks}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-26} } Multi-Factor Authentication: Headache for Cyber Actors Inspires New Attack Techniques
CHINACHOPPER
2021-05-05ZscalerAniruddha Dolas, Mohd Sadique, Manohar Ghule
@online{dolas:20210505:catching:ace83fc, author = {Aniruddha Dolas and Mohd Sadique and Manohar Ghule}, title = {{Catching RATs Over Custom Protocols Analysis of top non-HTTP/S threats}}, date = {2021-05-05}, organization = {Zscaler}, url = {https://www.zscaler.com/blogs/security-research/catching-rats-over-custom-protocols}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-08} } Catching RATs Over Custom Protocols Analysis of top non-HTTP/S threats
Agent Tesla AsyncRAT Crimson RAT CyberGate Ghost RAT Nanocore RAT NetWire RC NjRAT Quasar RAT Remcos
2021-04-29ESET ResearchRobert Lipovsky, Matthieu Faou, Tony Anscombe, Andy Garth, Daniel Chromek
@techreport{lipovsky:20210429:eset:ff67b6c, author = {Robert Lipovsky and Matthieu Faou and Tony Anscombe and Andy Garth and Daniel Chromek}, title = {{ESET Industry Report on Government: Targeted but not alone}}, date = {2021-04-29}, institution = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ESET_Industry_Report_Government.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-03} } ESET Industry Report on Government: Targeted but not alone
Exaramel Crutch Exaramel HyperBro HyperSSL InvisiMole XDSpy
2021-04-28Trend MicroJaromír Hořejší, Joseph C Chen
@online{hoej:20210428:water:f769ce2, author = {Jaromír Hořejší and Joseph C Chen}, title = {{Water Pamola Attacked Online Shops Via Malicious Orders}}, date = {2021-04-28}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/d/water-pamola-attacked-online-shops-via-malicious-orders.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-04} } Water Pamola Attacked Online Shops Via Malicious Orders
Ghost RAT
2021-04-27Trend MicroJanus Agcaoili
@online{agcaoili:20210427:hello:b3c5de5, author = {Janus Agcaoili}, title = {{Hello Ransomware Uses Updated China Chopper Web Shell, SharePoint Vulnerability}}, date = {2021-04-27}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/d/hello-ransomware-uses-updated-china-chopper-web-shell-sharepoint-vulnerability.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-29} } Hello Ransomware Uses Updated China Chopper Web Shell, SharePoint Vulnerability
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike
2021-04-16Trend MicroNitesh Surana
@online{surana:20210416:could:bb769ca, author = {Nitesh Surana}, title = {{Could the Microsoft Exchange breach be stopped?}}, date = {2021-04-16}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/d/could-the-microsoft-exchange-breach-be-stopped.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-11} } Could the Microsoft Exchange breach be stopped?
CHINACHOPPER
2021-04-15Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Robert Falcone
@online{falcone:20210415:actor:8428e3f, author = {Robert Falcone}, title = {{Actor Exploits Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities, Cortex XDR Blocks Harvesting of Credentials}}, date = {2021-04-15}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/exchange-server-credential-harvesting/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-19} } Actor Exploits Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities, Cortex XDR Blocks Harvesting of Credentials
CHINACHOPPER
2021-04-09Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi, Kenney Lu
@online{lunghi:20210409:iron:402e62f, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Kenney Lu}, title = {{Iron Tiger APT Updates Toolkit With Evolved SysUpdate Malware}}, date = {2021-04-09}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/d/iron-tiger-apt-updates-toolkit-with-evolved-sysupdate-malware-va.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-09} } Iron Tiger APT Updates Toolkit With Evolved SysUpdate Malware
HyperBro HyperSSL
2021-04-02Dr.WebDr.Web
@techreport{drweb:20210402:study:31b191e, author = {Dr.Web}, title = {{Study of targeted attacks on Russian research institutes}}, date = {2021-04-02}, institution = {Dr.Web}, url = {https://st.drweb.com/static/new-www/news/2021/april/drweb_research_attacks_on_russian_research_institutes_en.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-06} } Study of targeted attacks on Russian research institutes
Cotx RAT Ghost RAT TA428
2021-03-29The RecordCatalin Cimpanu
@online{cimpanu:20210329:redecho:30b16b4, author = {Catalin Cimpanu}, title = {{RedEcho group parks domains after public exposure}}, date = {2021-03-29}, organization = {The Record}, url = {https://therecord.media/redecho-group-parks-domains-after-public-exposure/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-31} } RedEcho group parks domains after public exposure
PlugX ShadowPad RedEcho
2021-03-26ImpervaDaniel Johnston
@online{johnston:20210326:imperva:a78367a, author = {Daniel Johnston}, title = {{Imperva Observes Hive of Activity Following Hafnium Microsoft Exchange Disclosures}}, date = {2021-03-26}, organization = {Imperva}, url = {https://www.imperva.com/blog/imperva-observes-hive-of-activity-following-hafnium-microsoft-exchange-disclosures/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-30} } Imperva Observes Hive of Activity Following Hafnium Microsoft Exchange Disclosures
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-25MicrosoftMicrosoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team
@online{team:20210325:analyzing:d9ddef0, author = {Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team}, title = {{Analyzing attacks taking advantage of the Exchange Server vulnerabilities}}, date = {2021-03-25}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/03/25/analyzing-attacks-taking-advantage-of-the-exchange-server-vulnerabilities/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-30} } Analyzing attacks taking advantage of the Exchange Server vulnerabilities
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-25Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@online{group:20210325:suspected:5b0078f, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{Suspected Chinese Group Calypso APT Exploiting Vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers}}, date = {2021-03-25}, organization = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://www.recordedfuture.com/chinese-group-calypso-exploiting-microsoft-exchange/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-30} } Suspected Chinese Group Calypso APT Exploiting Vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers
Meterpreter PlugX
2021-03-25MicrosoftTom McElroy
@online{mcelroy:20210325:web:38010a7, author = {Tom McElroy}, title = {{Web Shell Threat Hunting with Azure Sentinel}}, date = {2021-03-25}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-sentinel/web-shell-threat-hunting-with-azure-sentinel/ba-p/2234968}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-30} } Web Shell Threat Hunting with Azure Sentinel
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-19Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der InformationstechnikCERT-Bund
@techreport{certbund:20210319:microsoft:beb2409, author = {CERT-Bund}, title = {{Microsoft Exchange Schwachstellen Detektion und Reaktion (CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, CVE-2021-27065)}}, date = {2021-03-19}, institution = {Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik}, url = {https://www.bsi.bund.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/BSI/Cyber-Sicherheit/Vorfaelle/Exchange-Schwachstellen-2021/MSExchange_Schwachstelle_Detektion_Reaktion.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-22} } Microsoft Exchange Schwachstellen Detektion und Reaktion (CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, CVE-2021-27065)
CHINACHOPPER MimiKatz
2021-03-17Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@online{group:20210317:chinalinked:65b251b, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{China-linked TA428 Continues to Target Russia and Mongolia IT Companies}}, date = {2021-03-17}, organization = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://www.recordedfuture.com/china-linked-ta428-threat-group}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-19} } China-linked TA428 Continues to Target Russia and Mongolia IT Companies
PlugX Poison Ivy TA428
2021-03-15TrustwaveJoshua Deacon
@online{deacon:20210315:hafnium:02beddd, author = {Joshua Deacon}, title = {{HAFNIUM, China Chopper and ASP.NET Runtime}}, date = {2021-03-15}, organization = {Trustwave}, url = {https://www.trustwave.com/en-us/resources/blogs/spiderlabs-blog/hafnium-china-chopper-and-aspnet-runtime/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-22} } HAFNIUM, China Chopper and ASP.NET Runtime
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-11Cyborg SecurityJosh Campbell
@online{campbell:20210311:you:7bd2342, author = {Josh Campbell}, title = {{You Don't Know the HAFNIUM of it...}}, date = {2021-03-11}, organization = {Cyborg Security}, url = {https://www.cyborgsecurity.com/blog/you-dont-know-the-hafnium-of-it/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-16} } You Don't Know the HAFNIUM of it...
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike PowerCat
2021-03-11Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Unit 42
@online{42:20210311:microsoft:c51c694, author = {Unit 42}, title = {{Microsoft Exchange Server Attack Timeline}}, date = {2021-03-11}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/microsoft-exchange-server-attack-timeline/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-12} } Microsoft Exchange Server Attack Timeline
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-11DEVOFran Gomez
@online{gomez:20210311:detection:e16ec1f, author = {Fran Gomez}, title = {{Detection and Investigation Using Devo: HAFNIUM 0-day Exploits on Microsoft Exchange Service}}, date = {2021-03-11}, organization = {DEVO}, url = {https://www.devo.com/blog/detect-and-investigate-hafnium-using-devo/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-12} } Detection and Investigation Using Devo: HAFNIUM 0-day Exploits on Microsoft Exchange Service
CHINACHOPPER MimiKatz
2021-03-10Lemon's InfoSec RamblingsJosh Lemon
@online{lemon:20210310:microsoft:47b2c67, author = {Josh Lemon}, title = {{Microsoft Exchange & the HAFNIUM Threat Actor}}, date = {2021-03-10}, organization = {Lemon's InfoSec Ramblings}, url = {https://blog.joshlemon.com.au/hafnium-exchange-attacks/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-11} } Microsoft Exchange & the HAFNIUM Threat Actor
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-10PICUS SecuritySüleyman Özarslan
@online{zarslan:20210310:tactics:702eb34, author = {Süleyman Özarslan}, title = {{Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) Used by HAFNIUM to Target Microsoft Exchange Servers}}, date = {2021-03-10}, organization = {PICUS Security}, url = {https://www.picussecurity.com/resource/blog/ttps-hafnium-microsoft-exchange-servers}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-16} } Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) Used by HAFNIUM to Target Microsoft Exchange Servers
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-10ESET ResearchThomas Dupuy, Matthieu Faou, Mathieu Tartare
@online{dupuy:20210310:exchange:8f65a1f, author = {Thomas Dupuy and Matthieu Faou and Mathieu Tartare}, title = {{Exchange servers under siege from at least 10 APT groups}}, date = {2021-03-10}, organization = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/03/10/exchange-servers-under-siege-10-apt-groups/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-11} } Exchange servers under siege from at least 10 APT groups
Microcin MimiKatz PlugX Winnti APT27 APT41 Calypso Tick ToddyCat Tonto Team Vicious Panda
2021-03-10DomainToolsJoe Slowik
@online{slowik:20210310:examining:e3eee78, author = {Joe Slowik}, title = {{Examining Exchange Exploitation and its Lessons for Defenders}}, date = {2021-03-10}, organization = {DomainTools}, url = {https://www.domaintools.com/resources/blog/examining-exchange-exploitation-and-its-lessons-for-defenders}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-12} } Examining Exchange Exploitation and its Lessons for Defenders
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-09PRAETORIANAnthony Weems, Dallas Kaman, Michael Weber
@online{weems:20210309:reproducing:6c6302c, author = {Anthony Weems and Dallas Kaman and Michael Weber}, title = {{Reproducing the Microsoft Exchange Proxylogon Exploit Chain}}, date = {2021-03-09}, organization = {PRAETORIAN}, url = {https://www.praetorian.com/blog/reproducing-proxylogon-exploit/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-11} } Reproducing the Microsoft Exchange Proxylogon Exploit Chain
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-09Red CanaryTony Lambert, Brian Donohue, Katie Nickels
@online{lambert:20210309:microsoft:6a37334, author = {Tony Lambert and Brian Donohue and Katie Nickels}, title = {{Microsoft Exchange server exploitation: how to detect, mitigate, and stay calm}}, date = {2021-03-09}, organization = {Red Canary}, url = {https://redcanary.com/blog/microsoft-exchange-attacks}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-11} } Microsoft Exchange server exploitation: how to detect, mitigate, and stay calm
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-09Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Unit 42
@online{42:20210309:remediation:4973903, author = {Unit 42}, title = {{Remediation Steps for the Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities}}, date = {2021-03-09}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/remediation-steps-for-the-Microsoft-Exchange-Server-vulnerabilities/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-11} } Remediation Steps for the Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-09YouTube (John Hammond)John Hammond
@online{hammond:20210309:hafnium:dc2de8d, author = {John Hammond}, title = {{HAFNIUM - Post-Exploitation Analysis from Microsoft Exchange}}, date = {2021-03-09}, organization = {YouTube (John Hammond)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn-6t7OygGk}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-12} } HAFNIUM - Post-Exploitation Analysis from Microsoft Exchange
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-08SymantecThreat Hunter Team
@online{team:20210308:how:752e42e, author = {Threat Hunter Team}, title = {{How Symantec Stops Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks}}, date = {2021-03-08}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/microsoft-exchange-server-protection}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-12} } How Symantec Stops Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks
CHINACHOPPER MimiKatz
2021-03-08Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Jeff White
@online{white:20210308:analyzing:9b932a3, author = {Jeff White}, title = {{Analyzing Attacks Against Microsoft Exchange Server With China Chopper Webshells}}, date = {2021-03-08}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/china-chopper-webshell/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-11} } Analyzing Attacks Against Microsoft Exchange Server With China Chopper Webshells
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-07TRUESECRasmus Grönlund
@online{grnlund:20210307:tracking:2d920fd, author = {Rasmus Grönlund}, title = {{Tracking Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day ProxyLogon and HAFNIUM}}, date = {2021-03-07}, organization = {TRUESEC}, url = {https://blog.truesec.com/2021/03/07/exchange-zero-day-proxylogon-and-hafnium/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-12} } Tracking Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day ProxyLogon and HAFNIUM
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-05WiredAndy Greenberg
@online{greenberg:20210305:chinese:119ea98, author = {Andy Greenberg}, title = {{Chinese Hacking Spree Hit an ‘Astronomical’ Number of Victims}}, date = {2021-03-05}, organization = {Wired}, url = {https://www.wired.com/story/china-microsoft-exchange-server-hack-victims/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-06} } Chinese Hacking Spree Hit an ‘Astronomical’ Number of Victims
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-05Huntress LabsHuntress Labs
@techreport{labs:20210305:operation:1248e05, author = {Huntress Labs}, title = {{Operation Exchange Marauder}}, date = {2021-03-05}, institution = {Huntress Labs}, url = {https://www.huntress.com/hubfs/Mass%20Exploitation%20of%20Microsoft%20Exchange%20(2).pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-06} } Operation Exchange Marauder
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-04CrowdStrikeThe Falcon Complete Team
@online{team:20210304:falcon:6170749, author = {The Falcon Complete Team}, title = {{Falcon Complete Stops Microsoft Exchange Server Zero-Day Exploits}}, date = {2021-03-04}, organization = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/falcon-complete-stops-microsoft-exchange-server-zero-day-exploits}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-10} } Falcon Complete Stops Microsoft Exchange Server Zero-Day Exploits
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-04Huntress LabsHuntress Labs
@online{labs:20210304:operation:1187712, author = {Huntress Labs}, title = {{Operation Exchange Marauder}}, date = {2021-03-04}, organization = {Huntress Labs}, url = {https://www.huntress.com/hubfs/Videos/Webinars/Overlay-Mass_Exploitation_of_Exchange.mp4}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-06} } Operation Exchange Marauder
CHINACHOPPER
2021-03-04FireEyeMatt Bromiley, Chris DiGiamo, Andrew Thompson, Robert Wallace
@online{bromiley:20210304:detection:3b8c16f, author = {Matt Bromiley and Chris DiGiamo and Andrew Thompson and Robert Wallace}, title = {{Detection and Response to Exploitation of Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day Vulnerabilities}}, date = {2021-03-04}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2021/03/detection-response-to-exploitation-of-microsoft-exchange-zero-day-vulnerabilities.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-10} } Detection and Response to Exploitation of Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-03MITREMITRE ATT&CK
@online{attck:20210303:hafnium:e35dcb1, author = {MITRE ATT&CK}, title = {{HAFNIUM}}, date = {2021-03-03}, organization = {MITRE}, url = {https://attack.mitre.org/groups/G0125/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-05} } HAFNIUM
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-03Huntress LabsHuntress Labs
@online{labs:20210303:mass:a0ef74d, author = {Huntress Labs}, title = {{Mass exploitation of on-prem Exchange servers :(}}, date = {2021-03-03}, organization = {Huntress Labs}, url = {https://www.reddit.com/r/msp/comments/lwmo5c/mass_exploitation_of_onprem_exchange_servers}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-10} } Mass exploitation of on-prem Exchange servers :(
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-03Huntress LabsJohn Hammond
@online{hammond:20210303:rapid:7c97ee5, author = {John Hammond}, title = {{Rapid Response: Mass Exploitation of On-Prem Exchange Servers}}, date = {2021-03-03}, organization = {Huntress Labs}, url = {https://www.huntress.com/blog/rapid-response-mass-exploitation-of-on-prem-exchange-servers}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-10} } Rapid Response: Mass Exploitation of On-Prem Exchange Servers
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-02Rapid7 LabsAndrew Christian
@online{christian:20210302:rapid7s:b676aa4, author = {Andrew Christian}, title = {{Rapid7’s InsightIDR Enables Detection And Response to Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day}}, date = {2021-03-02}, organization = {Rapid7 Labs}, url = {https://blog.rapid7.com/2021/03/03/rapid7s-insightidr-enables-detection-and-response-to-microsoft-exchange-0-day}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-10} } Rapid7’s InsightIDR Enables Detection And Response to Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-02VolexityJosh Grunzweig, Matthew Meltzer, Sean Koessel, Steven Adair, Thomas Lancaster
@online{grunzweig:20210302:operation:44c264f, author = {Josh Grunzweig and Matthew Meltzer and Sean Koessel and Steven Adair and Thomas Lancaster}, title = {{Operation Exchange Marauder: Active Exploitation of Multiple Zero-Day Microsoft Exchange Vulnerabilities}}, date = {2021-03-02}, organization = {Volexity}, url = {https://www.volexity.com/blog/2021/03/02/active-exploitation-of-microsoft-exchange-zero-day-vulnerabilities/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-07} } Operation Exchange Marauder: Active Exploitation of Multiple Zero-Day Microsoft Exchange Vulnerabilities
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-02MicrosoftMicrosoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC), Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team, Microsoft 365 Security
@online{mstic:20210302:hafnium:c7d8588, author = {Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team and Microsoft 365 Security}, title = {{HAFNIUM targeting Exchange Servers with 0-day exploits}}, date = {2021-03-02}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/03/02/hafnium-targeting-exchange-servers}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-07} } HAFNIUM targeting Exchange Servers with 0-day exploits
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-03-02Twitter (@ESETresearch)ESET Research
@online{research:20210302:exchange:4473faa, author = {ESET Research}, title = {{Tweet on Exchange RCE}}, date = {2021-03-02}, organization = {Twitter (@ESETresearch)}, url = {https://twitter.com/ESETresearch/status/1366862946488451088}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-10} } Tweet on Exchange RCE
CHINACHOPPER HAFNIUM
2021-02-28Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@techreport{group:20210228:chinalinked:2fb1230, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{China-Linked Group RedEcho Targets the Indian Power Sector Amid Heightened Border Tensions}}, date = {2021-02-28}, institution = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://go.recordedfuture.com/hubfs/reports/cta-2021-0228.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-04} } China-Linked Group RedEcho Targets the Indian Power Sector Amid Heightened Border Tensions
Icefog PlugX ShadowPad
2021-02-28Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@online{group:20210228:chinalinked:ce3b62d, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{China-linked Group RedEcho Targets the Indian Power Sector Amid Heightened Border Tensions}}, date = {2021-02-28}, organization = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://www.recordedfuture.com/redecho-targeting-indian-power-sector/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-31} } China-linked Group RedEcho Targets the Indian Power Sector Amid Heightened Border Tensions
PlugX ShadowPad RedEcho
2021-02-28PWC UKPWC UK
@techreport{uk:20210228:cyber:bd780cd, author = {PWC UK}, title = {{Cyber Threats 2020: A Year in Retrospect}}, date = {2021-02-28}, institution = {PWC UK}, url = {https://www.pwc.co.uk/cyber-security/pdf/pwc-cyber-threats-2020-a-year-in-retrospect.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-04} } Cyber Threats 2020: A Year in Retrospect
elf.wellmess FlowerPower PowGoop 8.t Dropper Agent.BTZ Agent Tesla Appleseed Ave Maria Bankshot BazarBackdoor BLINDINGCAN Chinoxy Conti Cotx RAT Crimson RAT DUSTMAN Emotet FriedEx FunnyDream Hakbit Mailto Maze METALJACK Nefilim Oblique RAT Pay2Key PlugX QakBot REvil Ryuk StoneDrill StrongPity SUNBURST SUPERNOVA TrickBot TurlaRPC Turla SilentMoon WastedLocker WellMess Winnti ZeroCleare APT10 APT23 APT27 APT31 APT41 BlackTech BRONZE EDGEWOOD Inception Framework MUSTANG PANDA Red Charon Red Nue Tonto Team
2021-02-23CrowdStrikeCrowdStrike
@techreport{crowdstrike:20210223:2021:bf5bc4f, author = {CrowdStrike}, title = {{2021 Global Threat Report}}, date = {2021-02-23}, institution = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://go.crowdstrike.com/rs/281-OBQ-266/images/Report2021GTR.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-25} } 2021 Global Threat Report
RansomEXX Amadey Anchor Avaddon BazarBackdoor Clop Cobalt Strike Conti Cutwail DanaBot DarkSide DoppelPaymer Dridex Egregor Emotet Hakbit IcedID JSOutProx KerrDown LockBit Mailto Maze MedusaLocker Mespinoza Mount Locker NedDnLoader Nemty Pay2Key PlugX Pushdo PwndLocker PyXie QakBot Quasar RAT RagnarLocker Ragnarok RansomEXX REvil Ryuk Sekhmet ShadowPad SmokeLoader Snake SUNBURST SunCrypt TEARDROP TrickBot WastedLocker Winnti Zloader KNOCKOUT SPIDER OUTLAW SPIDER RIDDLE SPIDER SOLAR SPIDER VIKING SPIDER
2021-02-22tccontre Blogtcontre
@online{tcontre:20210222:gh0strat:9f98308, author = {tcontre}, title = {{Gh0stRat Anti-Debugging: Nested SEH (try - catch) to Decrypt and Load its Payload}}, date = {2021-02-22}, organization = {tccontre Blog}, url = {https://tccontre.blogspot.com/2021/02/gh0strat-anti-debugging-nested-seh-try.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-25} } Gh0stRat Anti-Debugging: Nested SEH (try - catch) to Decrypt and Load its Payload
Ghost RAT
2021-02-01ESET ResearchIgnacio Sanmillan, Matthieu Faou
@online{sanmillan:20210201:operation:9e52a78, author = {Ignacio Sanmillan and Matthieu Faou}, title = {{Operation NightScout: Supply‑chain attack targets online gaming in Asia}}, date = {2021-02-01}, organization = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/02/01/operation-nightscout-supply-chain-attack-online-gaming-asia/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-17} } Operation NightScout: Supply‑chain attack targets online gaming in Asia
Ghost RAT NoxPlayer Poison Ivy Red Dev 17
2021-01-29Trend MicroTrend Micro
@online{micro:20210129:chopper:6dfb7c6, author = {Trend Micro}, title = {{Chopper ASPX web shell used in targeted attack}}, date = {2021-01-29}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/a/targeted-attack-using-chopper-aspx-web-shell-exposed-via-managed.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-02} } Chopper ASPX web shell used in targeted attack
CHINACHOPPER MimiKatz
2021-01-20Trend MicroGilbert Sison, Abraham Camba, Ryan Maglaque
@online{sison:20210120:xdr:8ea19cc, author = {Gilbert Sison and Abraham Camba and Ryan Maglaque}, title = {{XDR investigation uncovers PlugX, unique technique in APT attack}}, date = {2021-01-20}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/a/xdr-investigation-uncovers-plugx-unique-technique-in-apt-attack.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-27} } XDR investigation uncovers PlugX, unique technique in APT attack
PlugX
2021-01-15SwisscomMarkus Neis
@techreport{neis:20210115:cracking:b1c1684, author = {Markus Neis}, title = {{Cracking a Soft Cell is Harder Than You Think}}, date = {2021-01-15}, institution = {Swisscom}, url = {https://raw.githubusercontent.com/yt0ng/cracking_softcell/main/Cracking_SOFTCLL_TLP_WHITE.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-18} } Cracking a Soft Cell is Harder Than You Think
Ghost RAT MimiKatz PlugX Poison Ivy Trochilus RAT
2021-01-14PTSecurityPT ESC Threat Intelligence
@online{intelligence:20210114:higaisa:4676ec7, author = {PT ESC Threat Intelligence}, title = {{Higaisa or Winnti? APT41 backdoors, old and new}}, date = {2021-01-14}, organization = {PTSecurity}, url = {https://www.ptsecurity.com/ww-en/analytics/pt-esc-threat-intelligence/higaisa-or-winnti-apt-41-backdoors-old-and-new/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-09} } Higaisa or Winnti? APT41 backdoors, old and new
Cobalt Strike CROSSWALK FunnySwitch PlugX ShadowPad
2021-01-09Marco Ramilli's BlogMarco Ramilli
@online{ramilli:20210109:command:d720b27, author = {Marco Ramilli}, title = {{Command and Control Traffic Patterns}}, date = {2021-01-09}, organization = {Marco Ramilli's Blog}, url = {https://marcoramilli.com/2021/01/09/c2-traffic-patterns-personal-notes/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-17} } Command and Control Traffic Patterns
ostap LaZagne Agent Tesla Azorult Buer Cobalt Strike DanaBot DarkComet Dridex Emotet Formbook IcedID ISFB NetWire RC PlugX Quasar RAT SmokeLoader TrickBot
2021-01-04Bleeping ComputerIonut Ilascu
@online{ilascu:20210104:chinas:9677dc6, author = {Ionut Ilascu}, title = {{China's APT hackers move to ransomware attacks}}, date = {2021-01-04}, organization = {Bleeping Computer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/chinas-apt-hackers-move-to-ransomware-attacks/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-11} } China's APT hackers move to ransomware attacks
Clambling PlugX
2021DomainToolsJoe Slowik
@techreport{slowik:2021:conceptualizing:3cdf067, author = {Joe Slowik}, title = {{Conceptualizing a Continuum of Cyber Threat Attribution}}, date = {2021}, institution = {DomainTools}, url = {https://www.domaintools.com/content/conceptualizing-a-continuum-of-cyber-threat-attribution.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-02} } Conceptualizing a Continuum of Cyber Threat Attribution
CHINACHOPPER SUNBURST
2020-12-24IronNetAdam Hlavek
@online{hlavek:20201224:china:723bed3, author = {Adam Hlavek}, title = {{China cyber attacks: the current threat landscape}}, date = {2020-12-24}, organization = {IronNet}, url = {https://www.ironnet.com/blog/china-cyber-attacks-the-current-threat-landscape}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-01} } China cyber attacks: the current threat landscape
PLEAD TSCookie FlowCloud Lookback PLEAD PlugX Quasar RAT Winnti
2020-12-18SeqritePavankumar Chaudhari
@online{chaudhari:20201218:rat:50074a2, author = {Pavankumar Chaudhari}, title = {{RAT used by Chinese cyberspies infiltrating Indian businesses}}, date = {2020-12-18}, organization = {Seqrite}, url = {https://www.seqrite.com/blog/rat-used-by-chinese-cyberspies-infiltrating-indian-businesses/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-18} } RAT used by Chinese cyberspies infiltrating Indian businesses
Ghost RAT
2020-12-10US-CERTUS-CERT, FBI, MS-ISAC
@online{uscert:20201210:alert:a5ec77e, author = {US-CERT and FBI and MS-ISAC}, title = {{Alert (AA20-345A): Cyber Actors Target K-12 Distance Learning Education to Cause Disruptions and Steal Data}}, date = {2020-12-10}, organization = {US-CERT}, url = {https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-345a}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-11} } Alert (AA20-345A): Cyber Actors Target K-12 Distance Learning Education to Cause Disruptions and Steal Data
PerlBot Shlayer Agent Tesla Cerber Dridex Ghost RAT Kovter Maze MedusaLocker Nanocore RAT Nefilim REvil Ryuk Zeus
2020-12-10ESET ResearchMathieu Tartare
@online{tartare:20201210:operation:0eecfc8, author = {Mathieu Tartare}, title = {{Operation StealthyTrident: corporate software under attack}}, date = {2020-12-10}, organization = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/2020/12/10/luckymouse-ta428-compromise-able-desktop/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-10} } Operation StealthyTrident: corporate software under attack
HyperBro PlugX ShadowPad Tmanger
2020-12-10Intel 471Intel 471
@online{471:20201210:no:9fd2ae1, author = {Intel 471}, title = {{No pandas, just people: The current state of China’s cybercrime underground}}, date = {2020-12-10}, organization = {Intel 471}, url = {https://intel471.com/blog/china-cybercrime-undergrond-deepmix-tea-horse-road-great-firewall/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-10} } No pandas, just people: The current state of China’s cybercrime underground
Anubis SpyNote AsyncRAT Cobalt Strike Ghost RAT NjRAT
2020-12-10ESET ResearchMathieu Tartare
@online{tartare:20201210:operation:0df1b72, author = {Mathieu Tartare}, title = {{Operation StealthyTrident: corporate software under attack}}, date = {2020-12-10}, organization = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/2020/12/10/luckymouse-ta428-compromise-able-desktop}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-29} } Operation StealthyTrident: corporate software under attack
HyperBro PlugX Tmanger TA428
2020-12-09Avast DecodedLuigino Camastra, Igor Morgenstern
@online{camastra:20201209:targeting:952844f, author = {Luigino Camastra and Igor Morgenstern}, title = {{APT Group Targeting Governmental Agencies in East Asia}}, date = {2020-12-09}, organization = {Avast Decoded}, url = {https://decoded.avast.io/luigicamastra/apt-group-targeting-governmental-agencies-in-east-asia/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-27} } APT Group Targeting Governmental Agencies in East Asia
Albaniiutas HyperBro PlugX PolPo Tmanger
2020-12-09Avast DecodedLuigino Camastra, Igor Morgenstern
@online{camastra:20201209:targeting:d3469a1, author = {Luigino Camastra and Igor Morgenstern}, title = {{APT Group Targeting Governmental Agencies in East Asia}}, date = {2020-12-09}, organization = {Avast Decoded}, url = {https://decoded.avast.io/luigicamastra/apt-group-targeting-governmental-agencies-in-east-asia}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-29} } APT Group Targeting Governmental Agencies in East Asia
Albaniiutas HyperBro PlugX Tmanger TA428
2020-11-27PTSecurityDenis Goydenko, Alexey Vishnyakov
@online{goydenko:20201127:investigation:7d12cee, author = {Denis Goydenko and Alexey Vishnyakov}, title = {{Investigation with a twist: an accidental APT attack and averted data destruction}}, date = {2020-11-27}, organization = {PTSecurity}, url = {https://www.ptsecurity.com/ww-en/analytics/pt-esc-threat-intelligence/incident-response-polar-ransomware-apt27/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-01} } Investigation with a twist: an accidental APT attack and averted data destruction
TwoFace CHINACHOPPER HyperBro MegaCortex MimiKatz
2020-11-23ProofpointProofpoint Threat Research Team
@online{team:20201123:ta416:60e8b7e, author = {Proofpoint Threat Research Team}, title = {{TA416 Goes to Ground and Returns with a Golang PlugX Malware Loader}}, date = {2020-11-23}, organization = {Proofpoint}, url = {https://www.proofpoint.com/us/blog/threat-insight/ta416-goes-ground-and-returns-golang-plugx-malware-loader}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-25} } TA416 Goes to Ground and Returns with a Golang PlugX Malware Loader
PlugX
2020-11-20Trend MicroAbraham Camba, Bren Matthew Ebriega, Gilbert Sison
@online{camba:20201120:weaponizing:e15699d, author = {Abraham Camba and Bren Matthew Ebriega and Gilbert Sison}, title = {{Weaponizing Open Source Software for Targeted Attacks}}, date = {2020-11-20}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/20/k/weaponizing-open-source-software-for-targeted-attacks.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-23} } Weaponizing Open Source Software for Targeted Attacks
LaZagne Defray PlugX
2020-11-04SophosGabor Szappanos
@online{szappanos:20201104:new:66b8447, author = {Gabor Szappanos}, title = {{A new APT uses DLL side-loads to “KilllSomeOne”}}, date = {2020-11-04}, organization = {Sophos}, url = {https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2020/11/04/a-new-apt-uses-dll-side-loads-to-killlsomeone/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-06} } A new APT uses DLL side-loads to “KilllSomeOne”
KilllSomeOne PlugX
2020-11-03Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20201103:trends:febc159, author = {GReAT}, title = {{APT trends report Q3 2020}}, date = {2020-11-03}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/apt-trends-report-q3-2020/99204/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-04} } APT trends report Q3 2020
WellMail EVILNUM Janicab Poet RAT AsyncRAT Ave Maria Cobalt Strike Crimson RAT CROSSWALK Dtrack LODEINFO MoriAgent Okrum PlugX poisonplug Rover ShadowPad SoreFang Winnti
2020-10-27Dr.WebDr.Web
@techreport{drweb:20201027:study:9f6e628, author = {Dr.Web}, title = {{Study of the ShadowPad APT backdoor and its relation to PlugX}}, date = {2020-10-27}, institution = {Dr.Web}, url = {https://st.drweb.com/static/new-www/news/2020/october/Study_of_the_ShadowPad_APT_backdoor_and_its_relation_to_PlugX_en.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-29} } Study of the ShadowPad APT backdoor and its relation to PlugX
Ghost RAT PlugX ShadowPad
2020-10-01US-CERTUS-CERT
@online{uscert:20201001:alert:a46c3d4, author = {US-CERT}, title = {{Alert (AA20-275A): Potential for China Cyber Response to Heightened U.S.-China Tensions}}, date = {2020-10-01}, organization = {US-CERT}, url = {https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-275a}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-04} } Alert (AA20-275A): Potential for China Cyber Response to Heightened U.S.-China Tensions
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike Empire Downloader MimiKatz Poison Ivy
2020-09-30Team CymruJames Shank, Jacomo Piccolini
@techreport{shank:20200930:pandamic:f210107, author = {James Shank and Jacomo Piccolini}, title = {{Pandamic: Emissary Pandas in the Middle East}}, date = {2020-09-30}, institution = {Team Cymru}, url = {https://vblocalhost.com/uploads/VB2020-Shank-Piccolini.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-16} } Pandamic: Emissary Pandas in the Middle East
HyperBro HyperSSL
2020-09-18SymantecThreat Hunter Team
@online{team:20200918:apt41:363daa8, author = {Threat Hunter Team}, title = {{APT41: Indictments Put Chinese Espionage Group in the Spotlight}}, date = {2020-09-18}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/apt41-indictments-china-espionage}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-09-23} } APT41: Indictments Put Chinese Espionage Group in the Spotlight
CROSSWALK PlugX poisonplug ShadowPad Winnti
2020-09-15Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@techreport{group:20200915:back:2c78a6f, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{Back Despite Disruption: RedDelta Resumes Operations}}, date = {2020-09-15}, institution = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://go.recordedfuture.com/hubfs/reports/cta-2020-0915.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-09-16} } Back Despite Disruption: RedDelta Resumes Operations
PlugX
2020-09-15US-CERTUS-CERT
@online{uscert:20200915:alert:13d0ab3, author = {US-CERT}, title = {{Alert (AA20-259A): Iran-Based Threat Actor Exploits VPN Vulnerabilities}}, date = {2020-09-15}, organization = {US-CERT}, url = {https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-259a}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-09-16} } Alert (AA20-259A): Iran-Based Threat Actor Exploits VPN Vulnerabilities
CHINACHOPPER Fox Kitten
2020-09-15US-CERTUS-CERT
@online{uscert:20200915:malware:8345418, author = {US-CERT}, title = {{Malware Analysis Report (AR20-259A): Iranian Web Shells}}, date = {2020-09-15}, organization = {US-CERT}, url = {https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/analysis-reports/ar20-259a}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-09-16} } Malware Analysis Report (AR20-259A): Iranian Web Shells
CHINACHOPPER
2020-09-11ThreatConnectThreatConnect Research Team
@online{team:20200911:research:edfb074, author = {ThreatConnect Research Team}, title = {{Research Roundup: Activity on Previously Identified APT33 Domains}}, date = {2020-09-11}, organization = {ThreatConnect}, url = {https://threatconnect.com/blog/research-roundup-activity-on-previously-identified-apt33-domains/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-09-15} } Research Roundup: Activity on Previously Identified APT33 Domains
Emotet PlugX APT33
2020-07-29Recorded FutureInsikt Group
@techreport{group:20200729:chinese:1929fcd, author = {Insikt Group}, title = {{Chinese State-sponsored Group RedDelta Targets the Vatican and Catholic Organizations}}, date = {2020-07-29}, institution = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://go.recordedfuture.com/hubfs/reports/cta-2020-0728.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } Chinese State-sponsored Group RedDelta Targets the Vatican and Catholic Organizations
PlugX
2020-07-29ESET Researchwelivesecurity
@techreport{welivesecurity:20200729:threat:496355c, author = {welivesecurity}, title = {{THREAT REPORT Q2 2020}}, date = {2020-07-29}, institution = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/ESET_Threat_Report_Q22020.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } THREAT REPORT Q2 2020
DEFENSOR ID HiddenAd Bundlore Pirrit Agent.BTZ Cerber ClipBanker CROSSWALK Cryptowall CTB Locker DanaBot Dharma Formbook Gandcrab Grandoreiro Houdini ISFB LockBit Locky Mailto Maze Microcin Nemty NjRAT Phobos PlugX Pony REvil Socelars STOP Tinba TrickBot WannaCryptor
2020-07-29Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20200729:trends:6810325, author = {GReAT}, title = {{APT trends report Q2 2020}}, date = {2020-07-29}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/apt-trends-report-q2-2020/97937/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } APT trends report Q2 2020
PhantomLance Dacls Penquin Turla elf.wellmess AppleJeus Dacls AcidBox Cobalt Strike Dacls EternalPetya Godlike12 Olympic Destroyer PlugX shadowhammer ShadowPad Sinowal VHD Ransomware Volgmer WellMess X-Agent XTunnel
2020-07-28NTTNTT Security
@online{security:20200728:craftypanda:7643b28, author = {NTT Security}, title = {{CraftyPanda 標的型攻撃解析レポート}}, date = {2020-07-28}, organization = {NTT}, url = {https://www.nttsecurity.com/docs/librariesprovider3/default-document-library/craftypanda-analysis-report}, language = {Japanese}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } CraftyPanda 標的型攻撃解析レポート
Ghost RAT PlugX
2020-07-21Department of JusticeDepartment of Justice
@online{justice:20200721:two:81b000b, author = {Department of Justice}, title = {{Two Chinese Hackers Working with the Ministry of State Security Charged with Global Computer Intrusion Campaign Targeting Intellectual Property and Confidential Business Information, Including COVID-19 Research}}, date = {2020-07-21}, organization = {Department of Justice}, url = {https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/two-chinese-hackers-working-ministry-state-security-charged-global-computer-intrusion}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } Two Chinese Hackers Working with the Ministry of State Security Charged with Global Computer Intrusion Campaign Targeting Intellectual Property and Confidential Business Information, Including COVID-19 Research
CHINACHOPPER BRONZE SPRING
2020-07-20Dr.WebDr.Web
@techreport{drweb:20200720:study:442ba99, author = {Dr.Web}, title = {{Study of the APT attacks on state institutions in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan}}, date = {2020-07-20}, institution = {Dr.Web}, url = {https://st.drweb.com/static/new-www/news/2020/july/Study_of_the_APT_attacks_on_state_institutions_in_Kazakhstan_and_Kyrgyzstan_en.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-02} } Study of the APT attacks on state institutions in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
Microcin Mirage PlugX WhiteBird
2020-07-20or10nlabsoR10n
@online{or10n:20200720:reverse:bcb6023, author = {oR10n}, title = {{Reverse Engineering the New Mustang Panda PlugX Downloader}}, date = {2020-07-20}, organization = {or10nlabs}, url = {https://or10nlabs.tech/reverse-engineering-the-new-mustang-panda-plugx-downloader/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-24} } Reverse Engineering the New Mustang Panda PlugX Downloader
PlugX
2020-07-20Risky.bizDaniel Gordon
@online{gordon:20200720:what:b88e81f, author = {Daniel Gordon}, title = {{What even is Winnti?}}, date = {2020-07-20}, organization = {Risky.biz}, url = {https://risky.biz/whatiswinnti/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-08-18} } What even is Winnti?
CCleaner Backdoor Ghost RAT PlugX ZXShell
2020-07-15ZDNetCatalin Cimpanu
@online{cimpanu:20200715:chinese:0ff06bd, author = {Catalin Cimpanu}, title = {{Chinese state hackers target Hong Kong Catholic Church}}, date = {2020-07-15}, organization = {ZDNet}, url = {https://www.zdnet.com/article/chinese-state-hackers-target-hong-kong-catholic-church/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } Chinese state hackers target Hong Kong Catholic Church
PlugX
2020-07-05or10nlabsoR10n
@online{or10n:20200705:reverse:60298dc, author = {oR10n}, title = {{Reverse Engineering the Mustang Panda PlugX RAT – Extracting the Config}}, date = {2020-07-05}, organization = {or10nlabs}, url = {https://or10nlabs.tech/reverse-engineering-the-mustang-panda-plugx-rat-extracting-the-config/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-24} } Reverse Engineering the Mustang Panda PlugX RAT – Extracting the Config
PlugX
2020-07-01ContextisLampros Noutsos, Oliver Fay
@online{noutsos:20200701:dll:00c6e85, author = {Lampros Noutsos and Oliver Fay}, title = {{DLL Search Order Hijacking}}, date = {2020-07-01}, organization = {Contextis}, url = {https://www.contextis.com/en/blog/dll-search-order-hijacking}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-06} } DLL Search Order Hijacking
Cobalt Strike PlugX
2020-06-14BushidoTokenBushidoToken
@online{bushidotoken:20200614:deepdive:3a375ca, author = {BushidoToken}, title = {{Deep-dive: The DarkHotel APT}}, date = {2020-06-14}, organization = {BushidoToken}, url = {https://blog.bushidotoken.net/2020/06/deep-dive-darkhotel-apt.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-16} } Deep-dive: The DarkHotel APT
Asruex Ghost RAT Ramsay Retro Unidentified 076 (Higaisa LNK to Shellcode)
2020-06-05PrevailionDanny Adamitis
@online{adamitis:20200605:gh0st:849c227, author = {Danny Adamitis}, title = {{The Gh0st Remains the Same}}, date = {2020-06-05}, organization = {Prevailion}, url = {https://www.prevailion.com/the-gh0st-remains-the-same-2/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-20} } The Gh0st Remains the Same
Ghost RAT
2020-06-04PTSecurityPT ESC Threat Intelligence
@online{intelligence:20200604:covid19:45fa7ba, author = {PT ESC Threat Intelligence}, title = {{COVID-19 and New Year greetings: an investigation into the tools and methods used by the Higaisa group}}, date = {2020-06-04}, organization = {PTSecurity}, url = {https://www.ptsecurity.com/ww-en/analytics/pt-esc-threat-intelligence/covid-19-and-new-year-greetings-the-higaisa-group/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-05} } COVID-19 and New Year greetings: an investigation into the tools and methods used by the Higaisa group
Ghost RAT
2020-06-03Kaspersky LabsGReAT, Mark Lechtik, Giampaolo Dedola
@online{great:20200603:cycldek:ed9a830, author = {GReAT and Mark Lechtik and Giampaolo Dedola}, title = {{Cycldek: Bridging the (air) gap}}, date = {2020-06-03}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/cycldek-bridging-the-air-gap/97157/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-03} } Cycldek: Bridging the (air) gap
8.t Dropper NewCore RAT PlugX USBCulprit GOBLIN PANDA Hellsing
2020-06-03Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi
@techreport{lunghi:20200603:how:4f28e63, author = {Daniel Lunghi}, title = {{How to perform long term monitoring of careless threat actors}}, date = {2020-06-03}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.sstic.org/media/SSTIC2020/SSTIC-actes/pivoter_tel_bernard_ou_comment_monitorer_des_attaq/SSTIC2020-Slides-pivoter_tel_bernard_ou_comment_monitorer_des_attaquants_ngligents-lunghi.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-05} } How to perform long term monitoring of careless threat actors
BBSRAT HyperBro Trochilus RAT
2020-06-02Lab52Jagaimo Kawaii
@online{kawaii:20200602:mustang:2cf125a, author = {Jagaimo Kawaii}, title = {{Mustang Panda Recent Activity: Dll-Sideloading trojans with temporal C2 servers}}, date = {2020-06-02}, organization = {Lab52}, url = {https://lab52.io/blog/mustang-panda-recent-activity-dll-sideloading-trojans-with-temporal-c2-servers/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-03} } Mustang Panda Recent Activity: Dll-Sideloading trojans with temporal C2 servers
PlugX
2020-05-24or10nlabsoR10n
@online{or10n:20200524:reverse:49c2ad8, author = {oR10n}, title = {{Reverse Engineering the Mustang Panda PlugX Loader}}, date = {2020-05-24}, organization = {or10nlabs}, url = {https://or10nlabs.tech/reverse-engineering-the-mustang-panda-plugx-loader}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-24} } Reverse Engineering the Mustang Panda PlugX Loader
PlugX
2020-05-20Medium Asuna AmawakaAsuna Amawaka
@online{amawaka:20200520:what:e02d9a4, author = {Asuna Amawaka}, title = {{What happened between the BigBadWolf and the Tiger?}}, date = {2020-05-20}, organization = {Medium Asuna Amawaka}, url = {https://medium.com/insomniacs/what-happened-between-the-bigbadwolf-and-the-tiger-925549a105b2}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-18} } What happened between the BigBadWolf and the Tiger?
Ghost RAT
2020-05-15Twitter (@stvemillertime)Steve Miller
@online{miller:20200515:sogu:cc5a1fc, author = {Steve Miller}, title = {{Tweet on SOGU development timeline, including TIGERPLUG IOCs}}, date = {2020-05-15}, organization = {Twitter (@stvemillertime)}, url = {https://twitter.com/stvemillertime/status/1261263000960450562}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-18} } Tweet on SOGU development timeline, including TIGERPLUG IOCs
PlugX
2020-05-14Avast DecodedLuigino Camastra
@online{camastra:20200514:planted:7b94cc6, author = {Luigino Camastra}, title = {{APT Group Planted Backdoors Targeting High Profile Networks in Central Asia}}, date = {2020-05-14}, organization = {Avast Decoded}, url = {https://decoded.avast.io/luigicamastra/apt-group-planted-backdoors-targeting-high-profile-networks-in-central-asia}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } APT Group Planted Backdoors Targeting High Profile Networks in Central Asia
BYEBY Ghost RAT Microcin MimiKatz Vicious Panda
2020-05-14Lab52Dex
@online{dex:20200514:energy:43e92b4, author = {Dex}, title = {{The energy reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea and a malicious campaign of APT10 against Turkey}}, date = {2020-05-14}, organization = {Lab52}, url = {https://lab52.io/blog/the-energy-reserves-in-the-eastern-mediterranean-sea-and-a-malicious-campaign-of-apt10-against-turkey/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-10} } The energy reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea and a malicious campaign of APT10 against Turkey
Cobalt Strike HTran MimiKatz PlugX Quasar RAT
2020-05-01Viettel CybersecurityCyberthreat
@online{cyberthreat:20200501:chin:3a4fb89, author = {Cyberthreat}, title = {{Chiến dịch của nhóm APT Trung Quốc Goblin Panda tấn công vào Việt Nam lợi dụng đại dịch Covid-19 (phần 1)}}, date = {2020-05-01}, organization = {Viettel Cybersecurity}, url = {https://blog.viettelcybersecurity.com/p1-chien-dich-cua-nhom-apt-trung-quoc-goblin-panda-tan-cong-vao-viet-nam-loi-dung-dai-dich-covid-19/}, language = {Vietnamese}, urldate = {2020-09-09} } Chiến dịch của nhóm APT Trung Quốc Goblin Panda tấn công vào Việt Nam lợi dụng đại dịch Covid-19 (phần 1)
NewCore RAT PlugX
2020-04-07BlackberryBlackberry Research
@techreport{research:20200407:decade:6441e18, author = {Blackberry Research}, title = {{Decade of the RATS: Cross-Platform APT Espionage Attacks Targeting Linux, Windows and Android}}, date = {2020-04-07}, institution = {Blackberry}, url = {https://www.blackberry.com/us/en/pdfviewer?file=/content/dam/blackberry-com/asset/enterprise/pdf/direct/report-bb-decade-of-the-rats.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-08-10} } Decade of the RATS: Cross-Platform APT Espionage Attacks Targeting Linux, Windows and Android
Penquin Turla XOR DDoS ZXShell
2020-03-25Team CymruTeam Cymru
@online{cymru:20200325:how:b1d8c31, author = {Team Cymru}, title = {{How the Iranian Cyber Security Agency Detects Emissary Panda Malware}}, date = {2020-03-25}, organization = {Team Cymru}, url = {https://team-cymru.com/2020/03/25/how-the-iranian-cyber-security-agency-detects-emissary-panda-malware/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-13} } How the Iranian Cyber Security Agency Detects Emissary Panda Malware
HyperBro
2020-03-19VinCSSm4n0w4r
@online{m4n0w4r:20200319:phn:461fca7, author = {m4n0w4r}, title = {{Phân tích mã độc lợi dụng dịch Covid-19 để phát tán giả mạo “Chỉ thị của thủ tướng Nguyễn Xuân Phúc” - Phần 2}}, date = {2020-03-19}, organization = {VinCSS}, url = {https://blog.vincss.net/2020/03/re012-phan-tich-ma-doc-loi-dung-dich-COVID-19-de-phat-tan-gia-mao-chi-thi-cua-thu-tuong-Nguyen-Xuan-Phuc-phan2.html}, language = {Vietnamese}, urldate = {2020-03-19} } Phân tích mã độc lợi dụng dịch Covid-19 để phát tán giả mạo “Chỉ thị của thủ tướng Nguyễn Xuân Phúc” - Phần 2
PlugX
2020-03-05SophosLabsSergei Shevchenko
@techreport{shevchenko:20200305:cloud:e83e58c, author = {Sergei Shevchenko}, title = {{Cloud Snooper Attack Bypasses AWS Security Measures}}, date = {2020-03-05}, institution = {SophosLabs}, url = {https://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/PDFs/technical-papers/sophoslabs-cloud-snooper-report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-28} } Cloud Snooper Attack Bypasses AWS Security Measures
Cloud Snooper Ghost RAT
2020-03-02Virus BulletinAlex Hinchliffe
@online{hinchliffe:20200302:pulling:35771e7, author = {Alex Hinchliffe}, title = {{Pulling the PKPLUG: the adversary playbook for the long-standing espionage activity of a Chinese nation-state adversary}}, date = {2020-03-02}, organization = {Virus Bulletin}, url = {https://www.virusbulletin.com/virusbulletin/2020/03/vb2019-paper-pulling-pkplug-adversary-playbook-long-standing-espionage-activity-chinese-nation-state-adversary/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-02} } Pulling the PKPLUG: the adversary playbook for the long-standing espionage activity of a Chinese nation-state adversary
HenBox Farseer PlugX Poison Ivy
2020-02-21ADEO DFIRADEO DFIR
@techreport{dfir:20200221:apt10:e9c3328, author = {ADEO DFIR}, title = {{APT10 Threat Analysis Report}}, date = {2020-02-21}, institution = {ADEO DFIR}, url = {https://adeo.com.tr/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/APT10_Report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-03} } APT10 Threat Analysis Report
CHINACHOPPER HTran MimiKatz PlugX Quasar RAT
2020-02-18Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi, Cedric Pernet, Kenney Lu, Jamz Yaneza
@online{lunghi:20200218:uncovering:93b0937, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Cedric Pernet and Kenney Lu and Jamz Yaneza}, title = {{Uncovering DRBControl: Inside the Cyberespionage Campaign Targeting Gambling Operations}}, date = {2020-02-18}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cyber-attacks/operation-drbcontrol-uncovering-a-cyberespionage-campaign-targeting-gambling-companies-in-southeast-asia}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-20} } Uncovering DRBControl: Inside the Cyberespionage Campaign Targeting Gambling Operations
Cobalt Strike HyperBro PlugX Trochilus RAT
2020-02-17Talent-Jump TechnologiesTheo Chen, Zero Chen
@online{chen:20200217:clambling:1a0bb8e, author = {Theo Chen and Zero Chen}, title = {{CLAMBLING - A New Backdoor Base On Dropbox}}, date = {2020-02-17}, organization = {Talent-Jump Technologies}, url = {http://www.talent-jump.com/article/2020/02/17/CLAMBLING-A-New-Backdoor-Base-On-Dropbox-en/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-30} } CLAMBLING - A New Backdoor Base On Dropbox
HyperBro PlugX
2020-01-31AviraShahab Hamzeloofard
@online{hamzeloofard:20200131:new:5d058ea, author = {Shahab Hamzeloofard}, title = {{New wave of PlugX targets Hong Kong}}, date = {2020-01-31}, organization = {Avira}, url = {https://insights.oem.avira.com/new-wave-of-plugx-targets-hong-kong/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-10} } New wave of PlugX targets Hong Kong
PlugX
2020-01-31YouTube (Context Information Security)Contextis
@online{contextis:20200131:new:74e3724, author = {Contextis}, title = {{New AVIVORE threat group – how they operate and managing the risk}}, date = {2020-01-31}, organization = {YouTube (Context Information Security)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_TmANnbS2k}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-13} } New AVIVORE threat group – how they operate and managing the risk
PlugX
2020-01-13Lab52Jagaimo Kawaii
@online{kawaii:20200113:apt27:4c2f818, author = {Jagaimo Kawaii}, title = {{APT27 ZxShell RootKit module updates}}, date = {2020-01-13}, organization = {Lab52}, url = {https://lab52.io/blog/apt27-rootkit-updates/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } APT27 ZxShell RootKit module updates
ZXShell
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:4118462, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE ATLAS}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-atlas}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE ATLAS
Speculoos Winnti ACEHASH CCleaner Backdoor CHINACHOPPER Empire Downloader HTran MimiKatz PlugX Winnti APT41
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:dcdc02a, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE FLEETWOOD}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-fleetwood}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE FLEETWOOD
Binanen Ghost RAT OrcaRAT APT5
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:65ecf8a, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE KEYSTONE}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-keystone}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE KEYSTONE
9002 RAT BLACKCOFFEE DeputyDog Derusbi HiKit PlugX Poison Ivy ZXShell APT17
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:41a0bc0, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE EDISON}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-edison}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE EDISON
Ghost RAT sykipot APT4 SAMURAI PANDA
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:972c13a, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE FIRESTONE}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-firestone}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE FIRESTONE
9002 RAT Derusbi Empire Downloader PlugX Poison Ivy APT19
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:472aea8, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE OLIVE}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-olive}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE OLIVE
ANGRYREBEL PlugX APT22
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:1a5bdbb, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE PRESIDENT}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-president}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE PRESIDENT
CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike PlugX MUSTANG PANDA
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:79d8dd2, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE OVERBROOK}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-overbrook}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE OVERBROOK
Aveo DDKONG IsSpace PLAINTEE PlugX Rambo DragonOK
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:4db27ec, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE UNION}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-union}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE UNION
9002 RAT CHINACHOPPER Enfal Ghost RAT HttpBrowser HyperBro owaauth PlugX Poison Ivy ZXShell APT27
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:e8ad4fb, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE MOHAWK}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-mohawk}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE MOHAWK
AIRBREAK scanbox BLACKCOFFEE CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike Derusbi homefry murkytop SeDll APT40
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:66f1290, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE RIVERSIDE}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-riverside}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE RIVERSIDE
Anel ChChes Cobalt Strike PlugX Poison Ivy Quasar RAT RedLeaves APT10
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:fcb04ab, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE EXPRESS}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-express}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE EXPRESS
9002 RAT CHINACHOPPER IsSpace NewCT PlugX smac APT26
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:dc58892, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE GLOBE}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-globe}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE GLOBE
EtumBot Ghost RAT APT12
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:bronze:f48e53c, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{BRONZE WOODLAND}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/bronze-woodland}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } BRONZE WOODLAND
PlugX Zeus Roaming Tiger
2020-01DragosJoe Slowik
@techreport{slowik:202001:threat:d891011, author = {Joe Slowik}, title = {{Threat Intelligence and the Limits of Malware Analysis}}, date = {2020-01}, institution = {Dragos}, url = {https://pylos.co/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Threat-Intelligence-and-the-Limits-of-Malware-Analysis.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-10} } Threat Intelligence and the Limits of Malware Analysis
Exaramel Exaramel Industroyer Lookback NjRAT PlugX
2020-01FireEyeTom Hall, Mitchell Clarke, Mandiant
@techreport{hall:202001:mandiant:25e38ef, author = {Tom Hall and Mitchell Clarke and Mandiant}, title = {{Mandiant IR Grab Bag of Attacker Activity}}, date = {2020-01}, institution = {FireEye}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20200307113010/https://www.sans.org/cyber-security-summit/archives/file/summit-archive-1574947864.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-16} } Mandiant IR Grab Bag of Attacker Activity
TwoFace CHINACHOPPER HyperBro HyperSSL
2019-12-29SecureworksCTU Research Team
@online{team:20191229:bronze:bda6bfc, author = {CTU Research Team}, title = {{BRONZE PRESIDENT Targets NGOs}}, date = {2019-12-29}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/bronze-president-targets-ngos}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-10} } BRONZE PRESIDENT Targets NGOs
PlugX
2019-12-12MicrosoftMicrosoft Threat Intelligence Center
@online{center:20191212:gallium:79f6460, author = {Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center}, title = {{GALLIUM: Targeting global telecom}}, date = {2019-12-12}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2019/12/12/gallium-targeting-global-telecom/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-15} } GALLIUM: Targeting global telecom
CHINACHOPPER Ghost RAT HTran MimiKatz Poison Ivy GALLIUM
2019-11-19FireEyeKelli Vanderlee, Nalani Fraser
@techreport{vanderlee:20191119:achievement:6be19eb, author = {Kelli Vanderlee and Nalani Fraser}, title = {{Achievement Unlocked: Chinese Cyber Espionage Evolves to Support Higher Level Missions}}, date = {2019-11-19}, institution = {FireEye}, url = {https://summit.fireeye.com/content/dam/fireeye-www/summit/cds-2019/presentations/cds19-executive-s08-achievement-unlocked.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-02} } Achievement Unlocked: Chinese Cyber Espionage Evolves to Support Higher Level Missions
MESSAGETAP TSCookie ACEHASH CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike Derusbi Empire Downloader Ghost RAT HIGHNOON HTran MimiKatz NetWire RC poisonplug Poison Ivy pupy Quasar RAT ZXShell
2019-11-16Silas Cutler's BlogSilas Cutler
@online{cutler:20191116:fresh:871567d, author = {Silas Cutler}, title = {{Fresh PlugX October 2019}}, date = {2019-11-16}, organization = {Silas Cutler's Blog}, url = {https://silascutler.blogspot.com/2019/11/fresh-plugx-october-2019.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } Fresh PlugX October 2019
PlugX
2019-11-11Virus BulletinShusei Tomonaga, Tomoaki Tani, Hiroshi Soeda, Wataru Takahashi
@online{tomonaga:20191111:cases:ac5f1b3, author = {Shusei Tomonaga and Tomoaki Tani and Hiroshi Soeda and Wataru Takahashi}, title = {{APT cases exploiting vulnerabilities in region‑specific software}}, date = {2019-11-11}, organization = {Virus Bulletin}, url = {https://www.virusbulletin.com/virusbulletin/2020/05/vb2019-paper-apt-cases-exploiting-vulnerabilities-regionspecific-software/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-13} } APT cases exploiting vulnerabilities in region‑specific software
NodeRAT Emdivi PlugX
2019-11-04TencentTencent Security Mikan TIC
@online{tic:20191104:attack:33a29db, author = {Tencent Security Mikan TIC}, title = {{APT attack group "Higaisa" attack activity disclosed}}, date = {2019-11-04}, organization = {Tencent}, url = {https://s.tencent.com/research/report/836.html}, language = {Chinese}, urldate = {2020-05-13} } APT attack group "Higaisa" attack activity disclosed
Ghost RAT Higaisa
2019-10-31PTSecurityPTSecurity
@online{ptsecurity:20191031:calypso:adaf761, author = {PTSecurity}, title = {{Calypso APT: new group attacking state institutions}}, date = {2019-10-31}, organization = {PTSecurity}, url = {https://www.ptsecurity.com/ww-en/analytics/calypso-apt-2019/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-12} } Calypso APT: new group attacking state institutions
BYEBY FlyingDutchman Hussar PlugX
2019-10-03ComputerWeeklyAlex Scroxton
@online{scroxton:20191003:new:ce11edf, author = {Alex Scroxton}, title = {{New threat group behind Airbus cyber attacks, claim researchers}}, date = {2019-10-03}, organization = {ComputerWeekly}, url = {https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252471769/New-threat-group-behind-Airbus-cyber-attacks-claim-researchers}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-05} } New threat group behind Airbus cyber attacks, claim researchers
PlugX Avivore
2019-10-03Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Alex Hinchliffe
@online{hinchliffe:20191003:pkplug:4a43ea5, author = {Alex Hinchliffe}, title = {{PKPLUG: Chinese Cyber Espionage Group Attacking Asia}}, date = {2019-10-03}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/pkplug_chinese_cyber_espionage_group_attacking_asia/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } PKPLUG: Chinese Cyber Espionage Group Attacking Asia
HenBox Farseer PlugX
2019-10-03ContextisContextis
@online{contextis:20191003:avivore:421fc23, author = {Contextis}, title = {{AVIVORE – Hunting Global Aerospace through the Supply Chain}}, date = {2019-10-03}, organization = {Contextis}, url = {https://www.contextis.com/en/blog/avivore}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-06} } AVIVORE – Hunting Global Aerospace through the Supply Chain
PlugX Avivore
2019-09-23MITREMITRE ATT&CK
@online{attck:20190923:apt41:63b9ff7, author = {MITRE ATT&CK}, title = {{APT41}}, date = {2019-09-23}, organization = {MITRE}, url = {https://attack.mitre.org/groups/G0096}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-30} } APT41
Derusbi MESSAGETAP Winnti ASPXSpy BLACKCOFFEE CHINACHOPPER Cobalt Strike Derusbi Empire Downloader Ghost RAT MimiKatz NjRAT PlugX ShadowPad Winnti ZXShell APT41
2019-09-19MeltX0R
@online{meltx0r:20190919:emissary:361f1fd, author = {MeltX0R}, title = {{Emissary Panda APT: Recent infrastructure and RAT analysis}}, date = {2019-09-19}, url = {https://meltx0r.github.io/tech/2019/09/19/emissary-panda-apt.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } Emissary Panda APT: Recent infrastructure and RAT analysis
ZXShell
2019-09-17TalosChristopher Evans, David Liebenberg
@online{evans:20190917:cryptocurrency:8f3a9e9, author = {Christopher Evans and David Liebenberg}, title = {{Cryptocurrency miners aren’t dead yet: Documenting the voracious but simple “Panda”}}, date = {2019-09-17}, organization = {Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2019/09/panda-evolution.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-31} } Cryptocurrency miners aren’t dead yet: Documenting the voracious but simple “Panda”
Ghost RAT
2019-08-27Cisco TalosPaul Rascagnères, Vanja Svajcer
@online{rascagnres:20190827:china:2d2bbb8, author = {Paul Rascagnères and Vanja Svajcer}, title = {{China Chopper still active 9 years later}}, date = {2019-08-27}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2019/08/china-chopper-still-active-9-years-later.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-14} } China Chopper still active 9 years later
CHINACHOPPER
2019-08-19FireEyeAlex Pennino, Matt Bromiley
@online{pennino:20190819:game:b6ef5a0, author = {Alex Pennino and Matt Bromiley}, title = {{GAME OVER: Detecting and Stopping an APT41 Operation}}, date = {2019-08-19}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2019/08/game-over-detecting-and-stopping-an-apt41-operation.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } GAME OVER: Detecting and Stopping an APT41 Operation
ACEHASH CHINACHOPPER HIGHNOON
2019-07-21One Night in NorfolkKevin Perlow
@online{perlow:20190721:emissary:dbd4bd3, author = {Kevin Perlow}, title = {{Emissary Panda DLL Backdoor}}, date = {2019-07-21}, organization = {One Night in Norfolk}, url = {https://norfolkinfosec.com/emissary-panda-dll-backdoor/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-16} } Emissary Panda DLL Backdoor
HyperSSL
2019-06-25CybereasonCybereason Nocturnus
@online{nocturnus:20190625:operation:21efa8f, author = {Cybereason Nocturnus}, title = {{OPERATION SOFT CELL: A WORLDWIDE CAMPAIGN AGAINST TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS}}, date = {2019-06-25}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/operation-soft-cell-a-worldwide-campaign-against-telecommunications-providers}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-01} } OPERATION SOFT CELL: A WORLDWIDE CAMPAIGN AGAINST TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS
CHINACHOPPER HTran MimiKatz Poison Ivy Operation Soft Cell
2019-06-19YouTube (44CON Information Security Conference)Kevin O’Reilly
@online{oreilly:20190619:malware:a2f7812, author = {Kevin O’Reilly}, title = {{The Malware CAPE: Automated Extraction of Configuration and Payloads from Sophisticated Malware}}, date = {2019-06-19}, organization = {YouTube (44CON Information Security Conference)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEwBGGgWgOM}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-04} } The Malware CAPE: Automated Extraction of Configuration and Payloads from Sophisticated Malware
PlugX
2019-06-13ae CERTae CERT
@online{cert:20190613:advanced:5d2e200, author = {ae CERT}, title = {{Advanced Notification of Cyber Threats against Family of Malware Giving Remote Access to Computers}}, date = {2019-06-13}, organization = {ae CERT}, url = {https://www.tra.gov.ae/assets/mTP39Tp6.pdf.aspx}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-16} } Advanced Notification of Cyber Threats against Family of Malware Giving Remote Access to Computers
HyperBro HyperSSL
2019-06-03FireEyeChi-en Shen
@online{shen:20190603:into:d40fee9, author = {Chi-en Shen}, title = {{Into the Fog - The Return of ICEFOG APT}}, date = {2019-06-03}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://speakerdeck.com/ashley920/into-the-fog-the-return-of-icefog-apt}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-30} } Into the Fog - The Return of ICEFOG APT
Icefog PlugX Sarhust
2019-05-28Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Robert Falcone, Tom Lancaster
@online{falcone:20190528:emissary:dc0f942, author = {Robert Falcone and Tom Lancaster}, title = {{Emissary Panda Attacks Middle East Government Sharepoint Servers}}, date = {2019-05-28}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/emissary-panda-attacks-middle-east-government-sharepoint-servers/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-16} } Emissary Panda Attacks Middle East Government Sharepoint Servers
CHINACHOPPER HyperSSL
2019-05-24FortinetBen Hunter
@online{hunter:20190524:uncovering:7d8776e, author = {Ben Hunter}, title = {{Uncovering new Activity by APT10}}, date = {2019-05-24}, organization = {Fortinet}, url = {https://www.fortinet.com/blog/threat-research/uncovering-new-activity-by-apt-}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-04} } Uncovering new Activity by APT10
PlugX Quasar RAT
2019-04-25DATANETKim Seon-ae
@online{seonae:20190425:chinesebased:fa78904, author = {Kim Seon-ae}, title = {{Chinese-based hackers attack domestic energy institutions}}, date = {2019-04-25}, organization = {DATANET}, url = {https://www.datanet.co.kr/news/articleView.html?idxno=133346}, language = {Korean}, urldate = {2021-02-09} } Chinese-based hackers attack domestic energy institutions
CALMTHORN Ghost RAT
2019-03-19NSHCThreatRecon Team
@online{team:20190319:sectorm04:6c6ea37, author = {ThreatRecon Team}, title = {{SectorM04 Targeting Singapore – An Analysis}}, date = {2019-03-19}, organization = {NSHC}, url = {https://threatrecon.nshc.net/2019/03/19/sectorm04-targeting-singapore-custom-malware-analysis/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } SectorM04 Targeting Singapore – An Analysis
PlugX Termite
2019-02-27SecureworksCTU Research Team
@online{team:20190227:peek:16c9160, author = {CTU Research Team}, title = {{A Peek into BRONZE UNION’s Toolbox}}, date = {2019-02-27}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/a-peek-into-bronze-unions-toolbox}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } A Peek into BRONZE UNION’s Toolbox
Ghost RAT HyperBro ZXShell
2019-01-07IntezerIgnacio Sanmillan
@online{sanmillan:20190107:chinaz:50bb5f4, author = {Ignacio Sanmillan}, title = {{ChinaZ Revelations: Revealing ChinaZ Relationships with other Chinese Threat Actor Groups}}, date = {2019-01-07}, organization = {Intezer}, url = {https://www.intezer.com/blog/malware-analysis/chinaz-relations/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-20} } ChinaZ Revelations: Revealing ChinaZ Relationships with other Chinese Threat Actor Groups
Ghost RAT
2019Virus BulletinLion Gu, Bowen Pan
@techreport{gu:2019:vine:df5dbfb, author = {Lion Gu and Bowen Pan}, title = {{A vine climbing over the Great Firewall: A long-term attack against China}}, date = {2019}, institution = {Virus Bulletin}, url = {https://www.virusbulletin.com/uploads/pdf/conference_slides/2019/VB2019-GuPan.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } A vine climbing over the Great Firewall: A long-term attack against China
Poison Ivy ZXShell
2019Council on Foreign RelationsCyber Operations Tracker
@online{tracker:2019:iron:9e841bb, author = {Cyber Operations Tracker}, title = {{Iron Tiger}}, date = {2019}, organization = {Council on Foreign Relations}, url = {https://www.cfr.org/interactive/cyber-operations/iron-tiger}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Iron Tiger
APT27
2019MITREMITRE ATT&CK
@online{attck:2019:tool:fd89dda, author = {MITRE ATT&CK}, title = {{Tool description: China Chopper}}, date = {2019}, organization = {MITRE}, url = {https://attack.mitre.org/software/S0020/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Tool description: China Chopper
CHINACHOPPER
2019MITREMITRE ATT&CK
@online{attck:2019:threat:739dbdd, author = {MITRE ATT&CK}, title = {{Group description: Threat Group-3390}}, date = {2019}, organization = {MITRE}, url = {https://attack.mitre.org/groups/G0027/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Group description: Threat Group-3390
APT27
2018-12-14Australian Cyber Security CentreASD
@techreport{asd:20181214:investigationreport:6eda856, author = {ASD}, title = {{Investigationreport: Compromise of an Australian companyvia their Managed Service Provider}}, date = {2018-12-14}, institution = {Australian Cyber Security Centre}, url = {https://www.cyber.gov.au/sites/default/files/2019-03/msp_investigation_report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-11} } Investigationreport: Compromise of an Australian companyvia their Managed Service Provider
PlugX RedLeaves
2018-09-19Möbius Strip Reverse EngineeringRolf Rolles
@online{rolles:20180919:hexrays:1afcc0c, author = {Rolf Rolles}, title = {{Hex-Rays Microcode API vs. Obfuscating Compiler}}, date = {2018-09-19}, organization = {Möbius Strip Reverse Engineering}, url = {http://www.hexblog.com/?p=1248}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-28} } Hex-Rays Microcode API vs. Obfuscating Compiler
Ghost RAT
2018-09-10Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20180910:luckymouse:e309805, author = {GReAT}, title = {{LuckyMouse signs malicious NDISProxy driver with certificate of Chinese IT company}}, date = {2018-09-10}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/luckymouse-ndisproxy-driver/87914/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } LuckyMouse signs malicious NDISProxy driver with certificate of Chinese IT company
Unidentified 080 APT27
2018-06-15Bleeping ComputerCatalin Cimpanu
@online{cimpanu:20180615:chinese:e0be0ab, author = {Catalin Cimpanu}, title = {{Chinese Cyber-Espionage Group Hacked Government Data Center}}, date = {2018-06-15}, organization = {Bleeping Computer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/chinese-cyber-espionage-group-hacked-government-data-center/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Chinese Cyber-Espionage Group Hacked Government Data Center
APT27
2018-06-13Kaspersky LabsDenis Legezo
@online{legezo:20180613:luckymouse:26f9860, author = {Denis Legezo}, title = {{LuckyMouse hits national data center to organize country-level waterholing campaign}}, date = {2018-06-13}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/luckymouse-hits-national-data-center/86083/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } LuckyMouse hits national data center to organize country-level waterholing campaign
HyperBro APT27
2018-05-18NCC GroupNikolaos Pantazopoulos, Thomas Henry
@online{pantazopoulos:20180518:emissary:ed9583a, author = {Nikolaos Pantazopoulos and Thomas Henry}, title = {{Emissary Panda – A potential new malicious tool}}, date = {2018-05-18}, organization = {NCC Group}, url = {https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2018/may/emissary-panda-a-potential-new-malicious-tool/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-22} } Emissary Panda – A potential new malicious tool
HttpBrowser
2018-05-09COUNT UPON SECURITYLuis Rocha
@online{rocha:20180509:malware:3ee8ecf, author = {Luis Rocha}, title = {{Malware Analysis - PlugX - Part 2}}, date = {2018-05-09}, organization = {COUNT UPON SECURITY}, url = {https://countuponsecurity.com/2018/05/09/malware-analysis-plugx-part-2/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-05} } Malware Analysis - PlugX - Part 2
PlugX
2018-04-17NCC GroupNikolaos Pantazopoulos
@online{pantazopoulos:20180417:decoding:7d5f713, author = {Nikolaos Pantazopoulos}, title = {{Decoding network data from a Gh0st RAT variant}}, date = {2018-04-17}, organization = {NCC Group}, url = {https://research.nccgroup.com/2018/04/17/decoding-network-data-from-a-gh0st-rat-variant/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-20} } Decoding network data from a Gh0st RAT variant
Ghost RAT APT27
2018-03-16FireEyeFireEye
@online{fireeye:20180316:suspected:2a77316, author = {FireEye}, title = {{Suspected Chinese Cyber Espionage Group (TEMP.Periscope) Targeting U.S. Engineering and Maritime Industries}}, date = {2018-03-16}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2018/03/suspected-chinese-espionage-group-targeting-maritime-and-engineering-industries.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Suspected Chinese Cyber Espionage Group (TEMP.Periscope) Targeting U.S. Engineering and Maritime Industries
badflick BLACKCOFFEE CHINACHOPPER homefry murkytop SeDll APT40
2018-03-13Kaspersky LabsDenis Makrushin, Yury Namestnikov
@online{makrushin:20180313:time:7171143, author = {Denis Makrushin and Yury Namestnikov}, title = {{Time of death? A therapeutic postmortem of connected medicine}}, date = {2018-03-13}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/time-of-death-connected-medicine/84315/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Time of death? A therapeutic postmortem of connected medicine
PlugX
2018-02-04COUNT UPON SECURITYLuis Rocha
@online{rocha:20180204:malware:ea0aede, author = {Luis Rocha}, title = {{MALWARE ANALYSIS – PLUGX}}, date = {2018-02-04}, organization = {COUNT UPON SECURITY}, url = {https://countuponsecurity.com/2018/02/04/malware-analysis-plugx/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } MALWARE ANALYSIS – PLUGX
PlugX
2018-02-01BitdefenderIvona Alexandra Chili, Bogdan Botezatu
@online{chili:20180201:operation:305d726, author = {Ivona Alexandra Chili and Bogdan Botezatu}, title = {{Operation PZChao: a possible return of the Iron Tiger APT}}, date = {2018-02-01}, organization = {Bitdefender}, url = {https://labs.bitdefender.com/2018/02/operation-pzchao-a-possible-return-of-the-iron-tiger-apt/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-05} } Operation PZChao: a possible return of the Iron Tiger APT
APT27
2018-02-01BitdefenderBitdefender Team
@techreport{team:20180201:operation:e76f179, author = {Bitdefender Team}, title = {{Operation PZCHAO Inside a highly specialized espionage infrastructure}}, date = {2018-02-01}, institution = {Bitdefender}, url = {https://www.bitdefender.com/files/News/CaseStudies/study/185/Bitdefender-Business-2017-WhitePaper-PZCHAO-crea2452-en-EN-GenericUse.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-20} } Operation PZCHAO Inside a highly specialized espionage infrastructure
Ghost RAT APT27
2018-01-04Malware Traffic AnalysisBrad Duncan
@online{duncan:20180104:malspam:ce2dfac, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{MALSPAM PUSHING PCRAT/GH0ST}}, date = {2018-01-04}, organization = {Malware Traffic Analysis}, url = {http://www.malware-traffic-analysis.net/2018/01/04/index.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-24} } MALSPAM PUSHING PCRAT/GH0ST
Ghost RAT
2017-12-20CrowdStrikeAdam Kozy
@online{kozy:20171220:end:218a388, author = {Adam Kozy}, title = {{An End to “Smash-and-Grab” and a Move to More Targeted Approaches}}, date = {2017-12-20}, organization = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/an-end-to-smash-and-grab-more-targeted-approaches/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-11} } An End to “Smash-and-Grab” and a Move to More Targeted Approaches
CHINACHOPPER
2017-12-19ProofpointDarien Huss
@online{huss:20171219:north:e5ef6da, author = {Darien Huss}, title = {{North Korea Bitten by Bitcoin Bug: Financially motivated campaigns reveal new dimension of the Lazarus Group}}, date = {2017-12-19}, organization = {Proofpoint}, url = {https://www.proofpoint.com/us/threat-insight/post/north-korea-bitten-bitcoin-bug-financially-motivated-campaigns-reveal-new}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } North Korea Bitten by Bitcoin Bug: Financially motivated campaigns reveal new dimension of the Lazarus Group
Ghost RAT
2017-12-19ProofpointDarien Huss
@techreport{huss:20171219:north:b2da03e, author = {Darien Huss}, title = {{North Korea Bitten by Bitcoin Bug}}, date = {2017-12-19}, institution = {Proofpoint}, url = {https://www.proofpoint.com/sites/default/files/pfpt-us-wp-north-korea-bitten-by-bitcoin-bug.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-18} } North Korea Bitten by Bitcoin Bug
QUICKCAFE PowerSpritz Ghost RAT PowerRatankba
2017-12-18LACYoshihiro Ishikawa
@online{ishikawa:20171218:relationship:fb13bae, author = {Yoshihiro Ishikawa}, title = {{Relationship between PlugX and attacker group "DragonOK"}}, date = {2017-12-18}, organization = {LAC}, url = {https://www.lac.co.jp/lacwatch/people/20171218_001445.html}, language = {Japanese}, urldate = {2019-11-22} } Relationship between PlugX and attacker group "DragonOK"
PlugX
2017-06-27SecureworksCTU Research Team
@online{team:20170627:bronze:b3fb197, author = {CTU Research Team}, title = {{BRONZE UNION Cyberespionage Persists Despite Disclosures}}, date = {2017-06-27}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/bronze-union}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-17} } BRONZE UNION Cyberespionage Persists Despite Disclosures
APT27
2017-06-27Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Tom Lancaster, Esmid Idrizovic
@online{lancaster:20170627:paranoid:f933eb4, author = {Tom Lancaster and Esmid Idrizovic}, title = {{Paranoid PlugX}}, date = {2017-06-27}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2017/06/unit42-paranoid-plugx/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Paranoid PlugX
PlugX
2017-05-31MITREMITRE ATT&CK
@online{attck:20170531:pittytiger:cac6452, author = {MITRE ATT&CK}, title = {{PittyTiger}}, date = {2017-05-31}, organization = {MITRE}, url = {https://attack.mitre.org/groups/G0011}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-30} } PittyTiger
Enfal Ghost RAT MimiKatz Poison Ivy APT24
2017-05-31MITREMITRE
@online{mitre:20170531:apt18:deb24dc, author = {MITRE}, title = {{APT18}}, date = {2017-05-31}, organization = {MITRE}, url = {https://attack.mitre.org/groups/G0026}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-05} } APT18
Ghost RAT HttpBrowser APT18
2017-05-31MITREMITRE ATT&CK
@online{attck:20170531:axiom:b181fdb, author = {MITRE ATT&CK}, title = {{Axiom}}, date = {2017-05-31}, organization = {MITRE}, url = {https://attack.mitre.org/groups/G0001/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-30} } Axiom
Derusbi 9002 RAT BLACKCOFFEE Derusbi Ghost RAT HiKit PlugX ZXShell APT17
2017-04-27US-CERTUS-CERT
@online{uscert:20170427:alert:fdb865d, author = {US-CERT}, title = {{Alert (TA17-117A): Intrusions Affecting Multiple Victims Across Multiple Sectors}}, date = {2017-04-27}, organization = {US-CERT}, url = {https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-117A}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-11} } Alert (TA17-117A): Intrusions Affecting Multiple Victims Across Multiple Sectors
PlugX RedLeaves
2017-04-03JPCERT/CCShusei Tomonaga
@online{tomonaga:20170403:redleaves:211a123, author = {Shusei Tomonaga}, title = {{RedLeaves - Malware Based on Open Source RAT}}, date = {2017-04-03}, organization = {JPCERT/CC}, url = {https://blogs.jpcert.or.jp/en/2017/04/redleaves---malware-based-on-open-source-rat.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-22} } RedLeaves - Malware Based on Open Source RAT
PlugX RedLeaves Trochilus RAT
2017-04PricewaterhouseCoopersPricewaterhouseCoopers
@techreport{pricewaterhousecoopers:201704:operation:cb50712, author = {PricewaterhouseCoopers}, title = {{Operation Cloud Hopper: Technical Annex}}, date = {2017-04}, institution = {PricewaterhouseCoopers}, url = {https://www.pwc.co.uk/cyber-security/pdf/cloud-hopper-annex-b-final.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-15} } Operation Cloud Hopper: Technical Annex
ChChes PlugX Quasar RAT RedLeaves Trochilus RAT
2017-02-25Financial Security InstituteKyoung-Ju Kwak (郭炅周)
@techreport{:20170225:silent:5a11e12, author = {Kyoung-Ju Kwak (郭炅周)}, title = {{Silent RIFLE: Response Against Advanced Threat}}, date = {2017-02-25}, institution = {Financial Security Institute}, url = {https://hackcon.org/uploads/327/05%20-%20Kwak.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-04} } Silent RIFLE: Response Against Advanced Threat
Ghost RAT
2017-02-21JPCERT/CCShusei Tomonaga
@online{tomonaga:20170221:plugx:f9e4817, author = {Shusei Tomonaga}, title = {{PlugX + Poison Ivy = PlugIvy? - PlugX Integrating Poison Ivy’s Code}}, date = {2017-02-21}, organization = {JPCERT/CC}, url = {http://blog.jpcert.or.jp/2017/02/plugx-poison-iv-919a.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } PlugX + Poison Ivy = PlugIvy? - PlugX Integrating Poison Ivy’s Code
PlugX
2017-02-13RSARSA Research
@techreport{research:20170213:kingslayer:98f4892, author = {RSA Research}, title = {{KINGSLAYER – A SUPPLY CHAIN ATTACK}}, date = {2017-02-13}, institution = {RSA}, url = {https://www.rsa.com/content/dam/pdfs/2-2017/kingslayer-a-supply-chain-attack.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } KINGSLAYER – A SUPPLY CHAIN ATTACK
CodeKey PlugX
2016-10-28Github (smb01)smb01
@online{smb01:20161028:zxshell:e4d3a5e, author = {smb01}, title = {{zxshell repository}}, date = {2016-10-28}, organization = {Github (smb01)}, url = {https://github.com/smb01/zxshell}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } zxshell repository
ZXShell
2016-10-17ThreatConnectThreatConnect
@online{threatconnect:20161017:tale:b318dae, author = {ThreatConnect}, title = {{A Tale of Two Targets}}, date = {2016-10-17}, organization = {ThreatConnect}, url = {https://www.threatconnect.com/blog/threatconnect-discovers-chinese-apt-activity-in-europe/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-02} } A Tale of Two Targets
HttpBrowser APT27
2016-08-25MalwarebytesMalwarebytes Labs
@online{labs:20160825:unpacking:66173f5, author = {Malwarebytes Labs}, title = {{Unpacking the spyware disguised as antivirus}}, date = {2016-08-25}, organization = {Malwarebytes}, url = {https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/2016/08/unpacking-the-spyware-disguised-as-antivirus/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Unpacking the spyware disguised as antivirus
PlugX
2016-06-13Macnica NetworksMacnica Networks
@techreport{networks:20160613:survey:c78b147, author = {Macnica Networks}, title = {{Survey of the actual situation of the large-scale cyber spy activity that hit Japan | 1st edition}}, date = {2016-06-13}, institution = {Macnica Networks}, url = {https://www.macnica.net/file/security_report_20160613.pdf}, language = {Japanese}, urldate = {2021-03-02} } Survey of the actual situation of the large-scale cyber spy activity that hit Japan | 1st edition
Emdivi PlugX
2016-04-22CylanceIsaac Palmer
@online{palmer:20160422:ghost:dda6514, author = {Isaac Palmer}, title = {{The Ghost Dragon}}, date = {2016-04-22}, organization = {Cylance}, url = {https://blog.cylance.com/the-ghost-dragon}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } The Ghost Dragon
Ghost RAT
2016-01-22RSA LinkNorton Santos
@online{santos:20160122:plugx:580fcff, author = {Norton Santos}, title = {{PlugX APT Malware}}, date = {2016-01-22}, organization = {RSA Link}, url = {https://community.rsa.com/thread/185439}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } PlugX APT Malware
PlugX
2015-09-17Trend MicroTrendmicro
@techreport{trendmicro:20150917:operation:e14b193, author = {Trendmicro}, title = {{Operation Iron Tiger: Exploring Chinese Cyber-Espionage Attacks on United States Defense Contractors}}, date = {2015-09-17}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://paper.seebug.org/papers/APT/APT_CyberCriminal_Campagin/2015/2015.09.17.Operation_Iron_Tiger/Operation%20Iron%20Tiger%20Appendix.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } Operation Iron Tiger: Exploring Chinese Cyber-Espionage Attacks on United States Defense Contractors
APT27
2015-09-16Trend MicroChristopher Budd
@online{budd:20150916:operation:7889703, author = {Christopher Budd}, title = {{Operation Iron Tiger: Attackers Shift from East Asia to the United States}}, date = {2015-09-16}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {http://newsroom.trendmicro.com/blog/operation-iron-tiger-attackers-shift-east-asia-united-states}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-17} } Operation Iron Tiger: Attackers Shift from East Asia to the United States
APT27
2015-08-05Ars TechnicaSean Gallagher
@online{gallagher:20150805:newly:dc763a1, author = {Sean Gallagher}, title = {{Newly discovered Chinese hacking group hacked 100+ websites to use as “watering holes”}}, date = {2015-08-05}, organization = {Ars Technica}, url = {https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/08/newly-discovered-chinese-hacking-group-hacked-100-websites-to-use-as-watering-holes/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } Newly discovered Chinese hacking group hacked 100+ websites to use as “watering holes”
APT27
2015-08-05SecureworksCTU Research Team
@online{team:20150805:threat:410b881, author = {CTU Research Team}, title = {{Threat Group 3390 Cyberespionage}}, date = {2015-08-05}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-group-3390-targets-organizations-for-cyberespionage}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } Threat Group 3390 Cyberespionage
APT27
2015-08Arbor NetworksASERT Team
@online{team:201508:uncovering:121e5cf, author = {ASERT Team}, title = {{Uncovering the Seven Pointed Dagger}}, date = {2015-08}, organization = {Arbor Networks}, url = {https://app.box.com/s/z1uanuv1vn3vw5iket1r6bqrmlra0gpn}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-18} } Uncovering the Seven Pointed Dagger
9002 RAT EvilGrab PlugX Trochilus RAT APT9
2015-02-27ThreatConnectThreatConnect Research Team
@online{team:20150227:anthem:ac7d814, author = {ThreatConnect Research Team}, title = {{The Anthem Hack: All Roads Lead to China}}, date = {2015-02-27}, organization = {ThreatConnect}, url = {https://threatconnect.com/blog/the-anthem-hack-all-roads-lead-to-china/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-04-06} } The Anthem Hack: All Roads Lead to China
HttpBrowser
2015-02-06CrowdStrikeCrowdStrike
@techreport{crowdstrike:20150206:crowdstrike:fbcc37f, author = {CrowdStrike}, title = {{CrowdStrike Global Threat Intel Report 2014}}, date = {2015-02-06}, institution = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20200509171721/https://raw.githubusercontent.com/fdiskyou/threat-INTel/master/2015/GlobalThreatIntelReport.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-11} } CrowdStrike Global Threat Intel Report 2014
BlackPOS CryptoLocker Derusbi Elise Enfal EvilGrab Gameover P2P HttpBrowser Medusa Mirage Naikon NetTraveler pirpi PlugX Poison Ivy Sakula RAT Sinowal sykipot taidoor
2015-01-29JPCERT/CCShusei Tomonaga
@online{tomonaga:20150129:analysis:0eaad95, author = {Shusei Tomonaga}, title = {{Analysis of a Recent PlugX Variant - “P2P PlugX”}}, date = {2015-01-29}, organization = {JPCERT/CC}, url = {http://blog.jpcert.or.jp/2015/01/analysis-of-a-r-ff05.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } Analysis of a Recent PlugX Variant - “P2P PlugX”
PlugX
2014-10-28CiscoAndrea Allievi, Douglas Goddard, Shaun Hurley, Alain Zidouemba
@online{allievi:20141028:threat:a302fbd, author = {Andrea Allievi and Douglas Goddard and Shaun Hurley and Alain Zidouemba}, title = {{Threat Spotlight: Group 72, Opening the ZxShell}}, date = {2014-10-28}, organization = {Cisco}, url = {https://blogs.cisco.com/security/talos/opening-zxshell}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-15} } Threat Spotlight: Group 72, Opening the ZxShell
ZXShell
2014-06-27SophosLabsGabor Szappanos
@techreport{szappanos:20140627:plugx:e63d8bf, author = {Gabor Szappanos}, title = {{PlugX - The Next Generation}}, date = {2014-06-27}, institution = {SophosLabs}, url = {https://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/pdfs/technical%20papers/plugx-thenextgeneration.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-10} } PlugX - The Next Generation
PlugX
2014-06-10FireEyeMike Scott
@online{scott:20140610:clandestine:6d515ab, author = {Mike Scott}, title = {{Clandestine Fox, Part Deux}}, date = {2014-06-10}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2014/06/clandestine-fox-part-deux.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Clandestine Fox, Part Deux
PlugX
2014-01-22SC MagazineSteve Gold
@online{gold:20140122:iran:b9a3b8e, author = {Steve Gold}, title = {{Iran and Russia blamed for state-sponsored espionage}}, date = {2014-01-22}, organization = {SC Magazine}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20140129192702/https://www.scmagazineuk.com/iran-and-russia-blamed-for-state-sponsored-espionage/article/330401/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-08} } Iran and Russia blamed for state-sponsored espionage
APT27
2014-01-06AirbusFabien Perigaud
@online{perigaud:20140106:plugx:16410d7, author = {Fabien Perigaud}, title = {{PlugX: some uncovered points}}, date = {2014-01-06}, organization = {Airbus}, url = {http://blog.airbuscybersecurity.com/post/2014/01/plugx-some-uncovered-points.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } PlugX: some uncovered points
PlugX
2013-08-07FireEyeIan Ahl, Tony Lee, Dennis Hanzlik
@online{ahl:20130807:breaking:aff06e9, author = {Ian Ahl and Tony Lee and Dennis Hanzlik}, title = {{Breaking Down the China Chopper Web Shell - Part I}}, date = {2013-08-07}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2013/08/breaking-down-the-china-chopper-web-shell-part-i.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Breaking Down the China Chopper Web Shell - Part I
CHINACHOPPER
2013-03-29Computer Incident Response Center LuxembourgCIRCL
@techreport{circl:20130329:analysis:b3c48b0, author = {CIRCL}, title = {{Analysis Report (TLP:WHITE) Analysis of a PlugX variant (PlugX version 7.0)}}, date = {2013-03-29}, institution = {Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg}, url = {https://circl.lu/assets/files/tr-12/tr-12-circl-plugx-analysis-v1.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-24} } Analysis Report (TLP:WHITE) Analysis of a PlugX variant (PlugX version 7.0)
PlugX
2013-03ContextisKevin O’Reilly
@techreport{oreilly:201303:plugxpayload:d355f49, author = {Kevin O’Reilly}, title = {{PlugX–Payload Extraction}}, date = {2013-03}, institution = {Contextis}, url = {https://go.contextis.com/rs/140-OCV-459/images/White%20Paper_PlugX%20-%20Payload%20Extraction.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-24} } PlugX–Payload Extraction
PlugX
2012-02-10tracker.h3x.euMalware Corpus Tracker
@online{tracker:20120210:info:d58b5c1, author = {Malware Corpus Tracker}, title = {{Info for Family: plugx}}, date = {2012-02-10}, organization = {tracker.h3x.eu}, url = {https://tracker.h3x.eu/info/290}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-24} } Info for Family: plugx
PlugX
2012Norman ASASnorre Fagerland
@techreport{fagerland:2012:many:c938856, author = {Snorre Fagerland}, title = {{The many faces of Gh0st Rat}}, date = {2012}, institution = {Norman ASA}, url = {http://download01.norman.no/documents/ThemanyfacesofGh0stRat.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } The many faces of Gh0st Rat
Ghost RAT
2011-06-29SymantecJohn McDonald
@online{mcdonald:20110629:inside:b955948, author = {John McDonald}, title = {{Inside a Back Door Attack}}, date = {2011-06-29}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20140816135909/https://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/inside-back-door-attack}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-04-21} } Inside a Back Door Attack
Ghost RAT Dust Storm
2009-03-28Infinitum LabsInformation Warfare Monitor
@techreport{monitor:20090328:tracking:dffad13, author = {Information Warfare Monitor}, title = {{Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network}}, date = {2009-03-28}, institution = {Infinitum Labs}, url = {http://www.nartv.org/mirror/ghostnet.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-30} } Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network
Ghost RAT GhostNet

Credits: MISP Project