US govt exposes new North Korean BLINDINGCAN backdoor malware

U.S. government agencies today published a malware analysis report exposing information on a remote access trojan (RAT) malware used by North Korean hackers in attacks targeting government contractors.

The malware was identified by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and is known as known BLINDINGCAN.

The trojan was attributed by the two agencies to the North Korean government-sponsored hacking group tracked as HIDDEN COBRA (aka Lazarus Group and APT38).

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Source: Bleeping Computer