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Smoking Out a DARKSIDE Affiliate’s Supply Chain Software Compromise

Threat Research Blog Smoking Out a DARKSIDE Affiliate’s Supply Chain Software Compromise June 16, 2021 | by Tyler McLellan, Robert Dean, Justin Moore, Nick Harbour, Mike Hunhoff, Jared Wilson, Jordan Nuce ...

The UNC2529 Triple Double: A Trifecta Phishing Campaign

In December 2020, Mandiant observed a widespread, global phishing campaign targeting numerous organizations across an array of industries. Mandiant tracks this threat actor as UNC2529. Based on the considerable...

UNC2447 SOMBRAT and FIVEHANDS Ransomware: A Sophisticated Financial Threat

Mandiant has observed an aggressive financially motivated group, UNC2447, exploiting one SonicWall VPN zero-day vulnerability prior to a patch being available and deploying sophisticated malware previously reported by other...

Abusing Replication: Stealing AD FS Secrets Over the Network

Organizations are increasingly adopting cloud-based services such as Microsoft 365 to host applications and data. Sophisticated threat actors are catching on and Mandiant has observed an increased focus on...

Ghostwriter Update: Cyber Espionage Group UNC1151 Likely Conducts Ghostwriter Influence Activity

In July 2020, Mandiant Threat Intelligence released a public report detailing an ongoing influence campaign we named “Ghostwriter.” Ghostwriter is a cyber-enabled influence campaign which primarily targets audiences in...

Zero-Day Exploits in SonicWall Email Security Lead to Enterprise Compromise

In March 2021, Mandiant Managed Defense identified three zero-day vulnerabilities in SonicWall’s Email Security (ES) product that were being exploited in the wild. These vulnerabilities were executed in conjunction...

Check Your Pulse: Suspected APT Actors Leverage Authentication Bypass Techniques and Pulse Secure Zero-Day

Executive Summary Mandiant recently responded to multiple security incidents involving compromises of Pulse Secure VPN appliances. This blog post examines multiple, related techniques for bypassing single and multifactor authentication on Pulse...

Hacking Operational Technology for Defense: Lessons Learned From OT Red Teaming Smart Meter Control Infrastructure

High-profile security incidents in the past decade have brought increased scrutiny to cyber security for operational technology (OT). However, there is a continued perception across critical infrastructure organizations that...

M-Trends 2021: A View From the Front Lines

We are thrilled to launch M-Trends 2021, the 12th edition of our annual FireEye Mandiant publication. The past year has been unique, as we witnessed an unprecedented combination of...

A deep dive into Saint Bot, a new downloader

Saint Bot is a downloader that has been used to drop stealers. We take a deep look at it and its accompanying panel. This post was authored by Hasherezade...
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