New Stealthy Backdoor Used by Platinum APT in Recent Attacks

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The advanced persistent threat (APT) group tracked by Microsoft as Platinum is using a new stealthy Trojan-backdoor malware dubbed Titanium to infiltrate and take control of their targets’ systems. What makes Titanium stand out is its use of various methods of hiding in plain sight by camouflaging as security solutions, sound drivers, or software commonly used to… Read more »

Turla Espionage Group Hacks OilRig APT Infrastructure

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Security researchers tracking activities of various nation-state cyber-espionage groups found evidence suggesting that the Turla group hijacked the infrastructure of OilRig hackers to compromise a target both actors were interested in. Turla is a Russian-backed advanced threat actor also known by the names Waterbug, Snake, WhiteBear, VENOMOUS BEAR, and Kypton. It focuses on cyber-espionage, with… Read more »