Budworm: APT Group Uses Updated Custom Tool in Attacks on Government and Telecoms Org

The Budworm advanced persistent threat (APT) group continues to actively develop its toolset. Most recently, the Threat Hunter Team in Symantec, part of Broadcom, discovered Budworm using an updated version of one of its key tools to target a Middle Read More …

Carderbee: APT Group use Legit Software in Supply Chain Attack Targeting Orgs in Hong Kong

A previously unknown advanced persistent threat (APT) group used the legitimate Cobra DocGuard software to carry out a supply chain attack with the goal of deploying the Korplug backdoor (aka PlugX) onto victim computers. In the course of this attack, Read More …

Budworm: Espionage Group Returns to Targeting U.S. Organizations

The Budworm espionage group has mounted attacks over the past six months against a number of strategically significant targets, including the government of a Middle Eastern country, a multinational electronics manufacturer, and a U.S. state legislature. The latter attack is Read More …