Tag: Nattatorn Chuensangarun

CVE-2022-30525 Detection: Critical Vulnerability Allows for Command Injection Attacks

A newly discovered bug in Zyxel products endangers tens of thousands of users in Europe and the U.S.. The critical vulnerability affecting Zyxel’s ATP series, VPN series, and USG FLEX series business firewalls is tracked as CVE-2022-30525, with a severity score of 9.8 CVSS. The vulnerability paves the way for hackers to execute arbitrary code […]

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BlackByte Ransomware Detection: New Go-Based Variants With Enhanced File Encryption Continue Breaching Organizations and Demand Ransom

BlackByte ransomware targeting critical infrastructures in the U.S. and across the globe since mid-summer 2021 has recently morphed into a more advanced variant. Adversaries are known to exfiltrate data before deploying ransomware and then threaten organizations to leak the stolen data if a ransom is not paid. The ransomware samples were originally written in C# […]

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Detect AvosLocker Ransomware: Abuses a Driver File to Disable Anti-Virus Protection, Scans for Log4Shell Vulnerability

Recent cybersecurity research has uncovered AvosLocker ransomware samples abusing the Avast Anti-Rootkit Driver file to disable anti-virus, which allows adversaries to evade detection and block defense. AvosLocker is known to represent a relatively novel ransomware family that appeared in the cyber threat arena to replace the infamous REvil, which was one of the most active […]

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Novel BEATDROP and BOOMMIC Malware Families Used by APT29: Phishing Campaigns with HTML Smuggling Techniques, Long-Term Access for Espionage Purposes

APT29 is a Russian state-sponsored espionage group also referred to by cybersecurity experts as Nobelium APT. The breadth of their attacks corresponds to Russia’s present geopolitical goals. Their latest attacks are characterized by utilizing BEATDROP and BEACON loaders to deploy BOOMMIC (VaporRage) malware. Security analysts report that the latest phishing campaigns were crafted to target […]

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Privilege Escalation | TA0004

Overview and Analysis, Top Data Sources, and Relevant Sigma Rules to Detect Privilege Escalation SOC Prime cultivates collaboration from a global cybersecurity community and curates the most up-to-date Sigma rules aligned with the MITRE ATT&CK® framework enabling teams to focus on threats they anticipate most. With the recently released On Demand subscriptions for SOC Prime’s […]

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Quantum Ransomware Attack Detection: Malware Deployed at Lightning Speed

Quantum ransomware has been in the limelight since late summer 2021, being involved in high-speed and dynamically escalating intrusions that left cyber defenders only a short window to timely detect and mitigate threats. According to the DFIR cybersecurity research, the latest Quantum ransomware attack observed ranks as one of the fastest cases that has taken […]

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Detect CVE-2022-22965: Updates on Spring Framework RCE

In March 2022, several novel vulnerabilities in the Java Spring framework were disclosed. One of these flaws affects a component in Spring Core, enabling adversaries to drop a webshell, granting Remote Command Execution (RCE). As of April 5, 2022, the SpringShell vulnerability tracked as CVE-2022-22965 is now confirmed to be of critical severity. CVE-2022-22965 Detection […]

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QBot Attacks
QBot Malware Detection: Old Dog New Tricks

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Yet, cybercriminals ignore common stereotypes, updating QBot with new nefarious tricks to attack victims globally. This malware “veteran” emerged back in 2007, yet security researchers observe QBot being constantly updated to ride the wave of malicious trends. For instance, security researchers observe QBot maintainers increasingly abusing the […]

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Interview with Threat Bounty Developer: Nattatorn Chuensangarun

Catch the latest newscast about SOC Prime’s community! Today we want to introduce Nattatorn Chuensangarun, a prolific detection content author contributing to our Threat Bounty Program since August 2021. Nattatorn is an active content developer, concentrating his efforts on Sigma rules. You can refer to Nattatorn’s detections of the highest quality and value in the […]

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