MalwareHunterTeam cyber security experts discover a variant of the ransomware that adds IP and Computer Name blacklisting. Probably behind it there is still GRIM SPIDER cybercrime group.
The cyber security experts: The APT’s malicious code implements a custom protocol that allows traffic to be funneled between a source and a destination IP address.
The US cyber security experts: It’s a new Trojan with 9 files infected. Seven of them are "proxy applications that mask traffic between malware and the remote operators.
McAfee cyber security experts, after analyzing the C2 seized server, confirm that Lazarus is behind the cyber attacks launched via Dropbox.
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies: Pyongyang is concentrating its cyber warfare on hacking financial institutions to reduce the impact of international sanctions.
FireEye-CrowdStrike cyber security experts: It’s not clear if the cyber criminals work together with another actor, or bought the malware to launch double cyber attacks.
McAfee cyber security experts discover Operation Sharpshooter. It exploits the Rising Sun malware and, maybe, impersonates Lazarus North Korean hackers.
Trend Micro cyber security experts discovered that Pyongyang state sponsored hackers APT38 planted a backdoor in financial institutions across the region.
The cyber security experts QIRTR: China and Russia remain responsible for nearly half of all aggressions. They leverage “Island Hopping” and enterprise IoT.
The FireEye cyber security experts: The Pyongyang state-sponsored hackers attemped to steal over $1 billion from 16 organizations across 11 countries.