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Winnti Umbrella  (Back to overview)


This threat actor targets software companies and political organizations in the United States, China, Japan, and South Korea. It primarily acts to support cyber operations conducted by other threat actors affiliated with Chinese intelligence services. Believed to be associated with the Axiom, APT 17, and Mirage threat actors. Believed to share the same tools and infrastructure as the threat actors that carried out Operation Aurora, the 2015 targeting of video game companies, the 2015 targeting of the Thai government, and the 2017 targeting of Chinese-language news websites


Associated Families
elf.winnti win.funnyswitch

References
2021-01-14PTSecurityPTSecurity
@online{ptsecurity:20210114:higaisa:326f8ea, author = {PTSecurity}, 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/#id5-2}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-18} } Higaisa or Winnti? APT41 backdoors, old and new
FunnySwitch
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
2020-06-16IntezerAviygayil Mechtinger
@online{mechtinger:20200616:elf:7057d58, author = {Aviygayil Mechtinger}, title = {{ELF Malware Analysis 101: Linux Threats No Longer an Afterthought}}, date = {2020-06-16}, organization = {Intezer}, url = {https://intezer.com/blog/linux/elf-malware-analysis-101-linux-threats-no-longer-an-afterthought}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-16} } ELF Malware Analysis 101: Linux Threats No Longer an Afterthought
Cloud Snooper Dacls EvilGnome HiddenWasp MESSAGETAP NOTROBIN QNAPCrypt Winnti
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 Axiom
2019-05-15ChronicleSilas Cutler, Juan Andrés Guerrero-Saade
@online{cutler:20190515:winnti:269a852, author = {Silas Cutler and Juan Andrés Guerrero-Saade}, title = {{Winnti: More than just Windows and Gates}}, date = {2019-05-15}, organization = {Chronicle}, url = {https://medium.com/chronicle-blog/winnti-more-than-just-windows-and-gates-e4f03436031a}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-14} } Winnti: More than just Windows and Gates
Winnti Axiom
2019Council on Foreign RelationsCyber Operations Tracker
@online{tracker:2019:winnti:979cb5b, author = {Cyber Operations Tracker}, title = {{Winnti Umbrella}}, date = {2019}, organization = {Council on Foreign Relations}, url = {https://www.cfr.org/interactive/cyber-operations/winnti-umbrella}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Winnti Umbrella
Winnti Umbrella

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