Tag: SolarWinds

Dark Halo APT Stands Behind SolarWinds Hack, Malwarebytes Breach

A new sophisticated APT group, dubbed Dark Halo (UNC2452, SolarStrom), has recently emerged in the cyber-security arena, gathering top press headlines during the last months. Researchers believe this advanced actor might stand behind the historical SolarWinds hack as well as the attack against Malwarebytes security vendor. Who is Dark Halo? Security experts from Volexity estimate […]

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New Raindrop Malware Connected to SolarWinds Breach

The in-depth inspection of the SolarWinds breach revealed the fourth piece of malicious software connected to this historical incident. According to the infosec experts, the new threat, dubbed Raindrop, is a Cobalt Strike downloader. It was applied in the post-compromise phase of attack to enhance lateral movement across a selected number of targeted networks. Raindrop […]

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Golden SAML Attack Method Used by APT Group Behind SolarWinds Hack

Adversaries apply a malicious Golden SAML method to expand a scale of compromise related to the SolarWinds hack. Although security researchers initially considered that the SolarWinds Orion software was a single access vector, further investigation reveals that the Golden SAML technique allows achieving persistence on any instance within a targeted cloud environment that maintains SAML […]

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