FunnyDream

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FunnyDream is a dangerous malware campaign that started in mid-2018, specifically targeting high-profile entities in Malaysia, Taiwan, and the Philippines, with the majority of victims being located in Vietnam. The malware is designed to exploit and damage computer systems, often without the users' knowledge. Once inside a system, it can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or even hold data hostage for ransom. APT threat actors, such as CactusPete, TwoSail Junk, FunnyDream, DarkHotel, continue to exploit software vulnerabilities to gain access to targeted systems. In the case of FunnyDream, the group employed spear-phishing techniques, where victims were sent emails containing malicious attachments or links. Once clicked, the malware would then be downloaded onto their systems, allowing the perpetrators to take control. The FunnyDream campaign has continued to pose a significant threat, with attacks still ongoing in 2021. Users are advised to exercise caution when clicking on suspicious emails or downloading unfamiliar files. Additionally, it is recommended that all software updates and patches are installed promptly to minimize the risk of exploitation by cybercriminals.
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MITRE
a year ago
APT trends report Q1 2020