New ShroudedSnooper actor targets telecommunications firms in the Middle East with novel Implants

Cisco Talos recently discovered a new malware family we’re calling “HTTPSnoop” being deployed against telecommunications providers in the Middle East. HTTPSnoop is a simple, yet effective, backdoor that consists of novel techniques to interface with Windows HTTP kernel drivers and Read More …

Redfly: Espionage Actors Continue to Target Critical Infrastructure

Espionage actors are continuing to mount attacks on critical national infrastructure (CNI) targets, a trend that has become a source of concern for governments and CNI organizations worldwide. Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team has found evidence that a threat actor group Read More …

Chinese cyber-espionage group Moshen Dragon targets Asian telcos

Researchers have identified a new cluster of malicious cyber activity tracked as Moshen Dragon, targeting telecommunication service providers in Central Asia. While this new threat group has some overlaps with “RedFoxtrot” and “Nomad Panda,” including the use of ShadowPad and Read More …

TA416 Increases Operational Tempo Against European Governments as Conflict in Ukraine Escalates

Since 2020, Proofpoint researchers have observed TA416, an actor assessed to be aligned with the Chinese state, utilizing web bugs to profile their targets. Commonly referred to as tracking pixels, web bugs embed a hyperlinked non-visible object within the body Read More …