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Chinese Hackers Using New Manjusaka Hacking Framework Similar to Cobalt Strike

Manjusaka Hacking Framework

Researchers have revealed a new offensive framework called Manjusaka which they call “Chinese brother of Sliver and Cobalt Strike”. “A fully functional version of command and control (C2), written in GoLang with a simplified Chinese user interface, is freely available and can generate new implants with custom configurations with ease, increasing the likelihood of wider …

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These 28+ Android Apps with 10 Million Downloads from the Play Store Contain Malware

These 28+ Android Apps with 10 Million Downloads from the Play Store Contain Malware

As many as 30 malicious Android apps with cumulative downloads of nearly 10 million have been found on the Google Play Store to distribute adware. “All of them were integrated into various programs, including image editing software, virtual keyboards, system tools and utilities, calling apps, wallpaper collection apps, and others,” Dr.Web said in an article …

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Experts Uncover New ‘CosmicStrand’ UEFI Firmware Rootkit Used by Chinese Hackers

UEFI firmware rootkit

An unknown Chinese-speaking threat actor has been attributed to a new type of Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware rootkit called cosmic thread. “The rootkit is found in firmware images of Gigabyte or ASUS motherboards, and we noticed that all of these images are related to designs using the H81 chipset,” Kaspersky researchers said in …

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