OceanLotus APT campaign debuts new backdoor that resembles old Korplug RAT

The suspected Vietnamese APT group OceanLotus has added a new backdoor to its repertoire of malicious tools – one that includes capabilities for enabling file, registry and process manipulation, and also downloading more malicious files. According a Mar. 13 blog post by ESET researcher Read More …

Plague of the Cyber RATs: How a toxic computer code delivered by ‘Remote Access Trojans’ is an invisible army able to take over a petrochemical plant

On a broiling day last August, managers of a huge petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia discovered to their horror that it had been attacked. The consequences could have been catastrophic: the invaders had seized command of its computerised control-and-safety system, and had Read More …