Machete

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Machete is a potent malware that has been traced back to 2010 and is associated with the APT group Machete. This malicious software is often deployed by the APT-C-43 organization, known for launching successful attacks via phishing emails. Once the victim's machine is compromised, the group deploys a Python-written backdoor program called Pyark (Machete). The malware can infiltrate a system through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often without the user's knowledge. Once inside, it can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or even hold data hostage. The deployment of this malware has evolved over time, as evidenced by the file "setupXOX.msi", a Windows Installer program created by MSI Wrapper. This program is used to deploy the final backdoor components of the malware. Historical samples from the Machete organization reveal a significant shift in their backdoor deployment technology, indicating a clear evolution in their tactics and techniques. In addition to its cyberespionage activities, the Machete group has also been linked to physical violence and intimidation. There have been instances where individuals were threatened or attacked with a machete, creating a climate of fear. Notable events like ATM attacks and banking trojans have gained media coverage, but these incidents only represent part of the broader picture of Machete's operations. Despite the high-profile nature of these events, there is more to the story of this group's activities.
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MITRE
a year ago
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CERT-EU
a year ago
Christian Eriksen tildeles international pris for sit comeback | Nyheder | DR
CERT-EU
a year ago
Kong Charles efter kroning: ’Vi takker jer, hver eneste en’ | Nyheder | DR
CERT-EU
8 months ago
Weeping mum jailed with boyfriend after man hacked to bone with machete | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
Amazon tilbyder kunder 70 kroner, hvis de selv henter deres onlinevarer | Nyheder | DR
CERT-EU
a year ago
Wagner-chef: Vi har endnu ikke modtaget lovet ammunition | Nyheder | DR
CERT-EU
a year ago
Vejrudsigt: Lokalt op til 20 grader i dag | Nyheder | DR
CERT-EU
a year ago
Nyarugenge man accused of hacking wife to death arraigned | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker – National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
The faces of the eight murderers locked up for hacking dad to death in horrific gang attack | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker - National Cyber Security
CERT-EU
7 months ago
Operation King TUT: The Universe of Threats in LATAM