Anomali Cyber Watch: Criminals Target Would Be Hackers for Cryptocurrency Theft, A Zero Day Vulnerability in Windows Desktop Manager is in the Wild, US Blames Russia for SolarWinds, and More

The various threat intelligence stories in this iteration of the Anomali Cyber Watch discuss the following topics: Android Malware, Dependency Confusion, Ransomware, Russia, SaintBot 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.

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HackBoss Malware Poses as Hacker Tools on Telegram to Steal Digital Coins

(published: April 16, 2021)

The authors of a cryptocurrency-stealing malware are distributing it over Telegram to aspiring cybercriminals under the guise of free malicious applications. Researchers have named the malware HackBoss and say that its operators likely stole more than $500,000 from wannabe hackers that fell for the trick. The malware is designed to simply check the clipboard for a cryptocurrency wallet and replace it with one belonging to the attacker.Analyst Comment: Messages that attempt to get a user to click a link should be viewed with scrutiny, especially when they come from individuals with whom you do not typically communicate. Education is the best defense. Users should be educated on the dangers of phishing, specifically, how they can take place in different forms of online communications, and whom to contact if a phishing attempt is identified.MITRE ATT&CK: [MITRE ATT&CK] Clipboard Data - T1115 | [MITRE ATT&CK] Software Packing - T1045Tags: Dogecoin, Cryptocurrency, Cryptostealer, Telegram, HackBoss

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