A week in security (August 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 11:38:31 +0000

The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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China’s Tonto Team increases espionage activities against Russia

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 14:38:41 +0000

China is gathering more intel about Russia after strengthening their diplomatic ties in the face of Western sanctions.

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Custom PowerShell RAT targets Germans seeking information about the Ukraine crisis

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 10:00:00 +0000

Malwarebytes Threat Intelligence has uncovered an attack using the lure of information about the war in Ukraine to target people in Germany.

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New spear phishing campaign targets Russian dissidents

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 18:02:48 +0000

We’ve identified a new campaign using a combination of exploits, malicious macros and other lures that is targeted at Russian individuals who may have violated restrictions imposed by the Russian government.

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Gh0stCringe RAT makes database servers squeal for protection

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 14:09:26 +0000

The Gh0stCringe RAT is hunting for poorly secured MS-SQL and MySQL servers. Once the servers are infected, the RAT contacts a C&C server for further instructions.

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