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Mint Sandstorm Targets US Critical Infrastructure

May 1, 2023 3:22:04 PM / by The Hivemind posted in Threat Bulletin, Middle East, Government, Critical Infrastructure, Iran, Telecommunications, Charming Kitten, MENA, Energy, Mint Sandstorm, North Africa, Transportation


Related Families: Drokbk, Soldier
Verticals Targeted:
Critical Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Government, Energy, Transportation. Utilities, Oil & Gas

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Bitter APT Campaign Targets Energy Sector

Apr 10, 2023 1:22:19 PM / by The Hivemind posted in Threat Bulletin, China, Energy, South Asia, Bitter APT, Nuclear


Verticals Targeted: Energy

Executive Summary

A recent Bitter APT campaign targeted nuclear energy entities in China. The threat actors used multiple techniques to obtain access to the victim machine, maintain persistence, and download and execute next-stage payloads.

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YoroTrooper Targeting Energy & Government Entities

Mar 24, 2023 2:58:36 PM / by The Hivemind posted in Threat Bulletin, Government, Healthcare, YoroTrooper, CIS, Energy


Related Families: Custom Python tools, AveMaria, Warzone RAT, LodaRAT, Stink
Verticals Targeted: Energy, Government, Healthcare

Executive Summary

YoroTrooper is a threat actor group observed targeting energy and government entities and an EU healthcare organization. Although YoroTrooper uses commodity and open-source tools, most of their final payloads are custom developed.

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