Threat Roundup for January 14 to January 21

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between Jan. 14 and Jan. 21. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics,… [[ This is only the beginning! Please visit the […]

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Experts warn of anomalous spyware campaigns targeting industrial firms

Researchers spotted several spyware campaigns targeting industrial enterprises to steal credentials and conduct financial fraud. Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have uncovered multiple spyware campaigns that target industrial firms to steal email account credentials and carry out fraudulent activities. Threat actors sent spear-phishing messages from compromised corporate accounts to their contacts, the email carry malicious attachments. […]

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MoonBounce UEFI implant spotted in a targeted APT41 attack

Researchers have spotted China-linked APT41 cyberespionage group using a UEFI implant, dubbed MoonBounce, to maintain persistence. Kaspersky researchers spotted the China-linked APT41 cyberespionage group using a UEFI implant, dubbed MoonBounce, to maintain persistence. At the end of 2021, researchers discovered a UEFI firmware-level compromise by analyzing logs from its Firmware Scanner. Threat actors compromised a single […]

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