Tag: Developer Program

MysterySnail Attack Detection

Security experts from Kaspersky uncovered a sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign that leverages a zero-day bug in Windows (CVE-2021-40449) to attack IT firms, military contractors, and diplomatic institutions. The campaign was attributed to a China-backed APT group tracked as IronHusky. The hacker collective exploited a recently-discovered CVE-2021-40449 to infect systems with a previously unknown remote access Trojan […]

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Atom Silo Ransomware
Detecting Atom Silo Ransomware Infections

Ransomware actors attempt to stay at the forefront of the malicious trends in their strive for bigger profits. Recently, security researchers spotted a new threat actor leveraging a critical vulnerability in Atlassian Confluence (CVE-2021-26084) to proceed with ransomware infections. Dubbed Atom Silo, the gang relies on CVE-2021-26084 alongside several novel evasion techniques to fly under […]

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Threat Bounty
SOC Prime Threat Bounty — September 2021 Results

In April 2019, SOC Prime announced a crowdsourcing initiative to unite the cyber security community to withstand emerging threats. Since the launch of the Threat Bounty Program, SOC Prime welcomed 300+ participants who published 2300+ Sigma rules, 100+ YARA rules, 25+ Snort Rules to Threat Detection Marketplace repository of the SOC Prime Platform.  More than […]

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FoggyWeb Detection
FoggyWeb Backdoor Detection

Microsoft has recently uncovered yet another piece of malware leveraged by the infamous NOBELIUM APT group since spring 2021. The new threat, dubbed FoggyWeb, acts as a post-exploitation backdoor able to exfiltrate information from Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) servers. Malware has been used in targeted attacks against multiple organizations globally while staying unnoticed […]

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ZLoader detection
Detecting Zloader Campaigns

Notorious Zloader banking Trojan is back with a brand new attack routine and evasive capabilities. Latest Zloader campaigns leverage a new infection vector switching from spam and phishing to malicious Google ads. Furthermore, a sophisticated mechanism to disable Microsoft Defender modules helps Zloader to fly under the radar.  According to the researchers, the latest shift […]

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interview Onur Atali
Interview with Threat Bounty Developer: Onur Atali

Meet the latest newscast about the SOC Prime Developers community! Today we want to introduce Onur Atali, a keen developer contributing to our Threat Bounty Program since June 2021. Onur is an active content creator, concentrating his efforts on Sigma rules. You can refer to Onur’s detections of the highest quality and value in Threat […]

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DevilsTongue Detection
DevilsTongue Spyware Detection

Israeli spyware firm Candiru supplied zero-day exploits to the nation-baked actors globally, Microsoft and Citizen Lab revealed. According to the analysis, Candiru leveraged previously unknown zero-day bugs in Windows and Chrome to power its high-end spyware dubbed DevilsTongue. Although DevilsTongue was marketed as a “mercenary software” facilitating surveillance operations for government agencies, it was identified […]

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BazarLoader Malware Detection

Experts warn about an unusual approach to infect targets with BazarLoader — a notorious strain frequently used to deliver ransomware. The hacker collective, dubbed BazarCall, abuses call center functionality to trick victims into downloading the malicious payload. The campaign has been active since at least February 2021, continuously adding new tricks to increase its notoriety. […]

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LockBit Ransomware Detection

Despite being a relatively new player in the cyber threat arena, LockiBit ransomware quickly earned the fame of a prolific and dangerous malware strain. During 2020-2021, LockBit was consistently included in the list of the most active and notorious malicious samples. To achieve this, LockBit maintainers leverage Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) model to involve more affiliates and […]

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Novel Epsilon Red Ransomware Targets Unpatched Microsoft Exchange Servers

REvil gang may stand behind the brand-new malware variant that explicitly attacks enterprise Microsoft Exchange servers to penetrate corporate networks. The new threat relies on a batch of PowerShell scripts weaponized to exploit known vulnerabilities for final payload delivery. Currently, researchers confirmed at least one successful attack ended up in a 4.29BTC ($210,000) ransom payment. […]

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