Attack Signals Possible Return of Genesis Market, Abuses Node.js, and EV Code Signing

Credit to Author: Hitomi Kimura| Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000

The Trend Micro Managed XDR team encountered malicious operations that used techniques similar to the ones used by Genesis Market, a website for facilitating fraud that was taken down in April 2023.

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Threat Actors Leverage File-Sharing Service and Reverse Proxies for Credential Harvesting

Credit to Author: Buddy Tancio| Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000

We analyzed a phishing campaign involving malicious emails containing a link to a file-sharing solution, which further leads to a PDF document with a secondary link designed to steal login info and session cookies.

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APT34 Deploys Phishing Attack With New Malware

Credit to Author: Mohamed Fahmy| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0000

We observed and tracked the advanced persistent threat (APT) APT34 group with a new malware variant accompanying a phishing attack comparatively similar to the SideTwist backdoor malware. Following the campaign, the group abused a fake license registration form of an African government agency to target a victim in Saudi Arabia.

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Analyzing a Facebook Profile Stealer Written in Node.js

Credit to Author: Jaromir Horejsi| Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0000

We analyze an information stealer written in Node.js, packaged into an executable, exfiltrated stolen data via both Telegram bot API and a C&C server, and employed GraphQL as a channel for C&C communication.

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Revisiting 16shop Phishing Kit, Trend-Interpol Partnership

Credit to Author: Paul Pajares| Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0000

In this entry, we summarize the security analyses and investigations done on phishing-as-a-service 16shop through the years. We also outline the partnership between Trend Micro and Interpol in taking down the main administrators and servers of this massive phishing campaign.

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SeroXen Mechanisms: Exploring Distribution, Risks, and Impact

Credit to Author: Peter Girnus| Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000

This is the third installment of a three-part technical analysis of the fully undetectable (FUD) obfuscation engine BatCloak and SeroXen malware. In this entry, we document the techniques used to spread and abuse SeroXen, as well as the security risks, impact, implications of, and insights into highly evasive FUD batch obfuscators.

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SeroXen Incorporates Latest BatCloak Engine Iteration

Credit to Author: Peter Girnus| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000

We looked into the documented behavior of SeroXen malware and noted the inclusion of the latest iteration of the batch obfuscation engine BatCloak to generate a fully undetectable (FUD) .bat loader. This is the second part of a three-part series documenting the abuse of BatCloak’s evasion capabilities and interoperability with other malware.

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Analyzing the FUD Malware Obfuscation Engine BatCloak

Credit to Author: Peter Girnus| Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000

We look into BatCloak engine, its modular integration into modern malware, proliferation mechanisms, and interoperability implications as malicious actors take advantage of its fully undetectable (FUD) capabilities.

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