Author: Christiaan Beek

Executive Summary There has been considerable focus on the recent disclosures associated with SolarWinds, and while existing analysis on the broader campaign has resulted in detection against specific IoCs associated with the Sunburst trojan, the focus within the Advanced Threat Research (ATR) team has been to determine the possibility of additional persistence measures. Our analysis […]

The post Additional Analysis into the SUNBURST Backdoor appeared first on McAfee Blogs.

Read More Additional Analysis into the SUNBURST Backdoor

Executive Summary It is rare to be provided an inside view on how major cyber espionage campaigns are conducted within the digital realm. The only transparency afforded is a limited view of victims, a malware sample, and perhaps the IP addresses of historical command and control (C2) infrastructure. The Operation North Star campaign we detailed […]

The post Operation North Star: Behind The Scenes appeared first on McAfee Blogs.

Read More Operation North Star: Behind The Scenes

McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research (ATR) today released research that uncovers previously undiscovered information on how Operation North Star evaluated its prospective victims and launched attacks on organizations in Australia, India, Israel and Russia, including defense contractors based in India and Russia. McAfee’s initial research into Operation North Star revealed a campaign that used social media […]

The post Operation North Star: Summary Of Our Latest Analysis appeared first on McAfee Blogs.

Read More Operation North Star: Summary Of Our Latest Analysis