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APT17 DeputyDog hackers are pushing Blackcoffee malware using TechNet

2015/05/14

V3.co.uk - (International) Research by FireEye revealed that the APT17 threat group used posts and profiles on the TechNet blog as a way to conceal their use of the Blackcoffee backdoor by embedding strings that the malware would decode to find and communicate with the malware's true command-and-control (C&C) server. The TechNet blog was not compromised and the operation was shut down, but FireEye warned that other groups may mimic the tactic.

Source: http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2408533/apt17-deputydog-hackers-are-pushing-blackcoffee-malware-using-technet

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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