Anomali Cyber Watch: Android Malware, Government, Middle East and More

The various threat intelligence stories in this iteration of the Anomali Cyber Watch discuss the following topics: APT, Cobalt Group, FIN6, NetWalker, OilRig, Rocke Group, and Vulnerabilities. The IOCs related to these stories are attached to Anomali Cyber Watch and can be used to check your logs for potential malicious activity.

Figure 1 - IOC Summary Charts. These charts summarize the IOCs attached to this magazine and provide a glimpse of the threats discussed.

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Iran’s APT34 Returns with an Updated Arsenal

(published: April 8, 2021)

Check Point Research discovered evidence of a new campaign by the Iranian threat group APT34. The threat group has been actively retooling and updating its payload arsenal to try and avoid detection. They have created several different malware variants whose ultimate purpose remained the same, to gain the initial foothold on the targeted device.Analyst Comment: Threat actors are always innovating new methods and update tools used to carry out attacks. Always practice Defense in Depth (do not rely on single security mechanisms - security measures should be layered, redundant, and failsafe).MITRE ATT&CK: [MITRE ATT&CK] Command-Line Interface - T1059 | [MITRE ATT&CK] Exploitation of Remote Services - T1210 | [MITRE ATT&CK] Spearphishing Attachment - T1193 | [MITRE ATT&CK] Custom Cryptographic Protocol - T1024 | [MITRE ATT&CK] Web Service - T1102 | anomali cyber watch android malware government middle