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June 26, 2020

Malware Analysis – Malicious Macros

Introduction Advanced Persistent Threat (APT-C-35) group, believed to be based in India, has been observed targeting government and military personnel in Pakistan using spear phishing emails. […]
June 22, 2020

Analysis on Sidewinder APT Group – COVID-19

Introduction Hardcore Nationalist group SideWinder is a threat group active since 2012 according to Kaspersky. This group mainly targets Pakistanis and Chinese military & government entities’ […]
June 15, 2020

Exposed Vulnerabilities and Their Impacts

Many users operating in the cyberspace are unaware of the curse of vulnerabilities. Being the initiating point of many cyber-attacks, vulnerabilities demand much more attention. These […]
June 8, 2020

Ransomware Attacks Surge in COVID19

Overview Commonly known as a malware from cryptovirology, Ransomware encrypts victim’s data and makes it inaccessible. The threat actors that operate a ransomware demand a ransom […]
June 2, 2020

Nanocore RAT Malware Analysis

About this Report The goal of this report is to provide actionable intelligence against threat actors along with malware or other tools they use for reconnaissance, […]
May 10, 2020

COVID-19 Remote Collaboration Challenges, Threats and Frauds in the Cyberspace

Overview Earlier in our blog, we listed many cyber-attacks launched by adversaries that were making use of the COVID19 fear to target victims. This blog reflects […]
May 1, 2020

4 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your SOC

The Security Operations Center (SOC) is a specialized area of cyber security that maintains a detailed situational awareness of your organizational assets to prevent from threats […]
April 20, 2020

Sidewinder APT Group Campaign Analysis

Summary Hardcore Nationalist (HN2) aka Sidewinder APT Group, which has been working in the interest of Indian Government, has been observed targeting Pakistani Government Officials through […]
April 15, 2020

RagnarLocker Ransomware Hits EDP Energy Giant for $10.9M

Overview Attackers using the Ragnar Locker ransomware have encrypted the systems of Portuguese multinational energy giant Energias de Portugal (EDP) and are now asking for a […]
April 11, 2020

Rewterz Official Statement on the Reported Data Breach of 115M Pakistani Mobile Users

On Friday night at 12:15 AM our Threat Intelligence team published an advisory regarding Pakistani mobile user data being sold on the dark web for a […]
April 10, 2020

115 Million Pakistani Mobile Users Data Go on Sale on Dark Web

Rewterz, a pioneer of specialized cybersecurity services in Pakistan, has discovered a data dump of 115 million Pakistani mobile users data that have shown up for […]
April 6, 2020

Maze Ransomware Targets State-owned oil Company of Algeria

Overview Latest campaign of Maze ransomware has targeted and encrypted data from Berkine, a joint venture between Sonatrach, the state-owned oil company of Algeria, and the […]

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December 31, 2018

Rewterz Threat Alert – Message Hoaxing emerges in Pakistan via ScareWare Messages

SEVERITY: Medium     CATEGORY: Informative updates     ANALYSIS SUMMARY     An old tactic of scareware messages (message hoaxing) has resurfaced, targeting employees from different sectors. […]
December 28, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2018-0732 – F5 Multiple Products OpenSSL Denial of Service Vulnerability

SEVERITY: Medium     CATEGORY: Vulnerability     ANALYSIS SUMMARY     During key agreement in a TLS handshake using a DH(E) based ciphersuite, a malicious server can […]
December 28, 2018

Rewterz Threat Alert – JungleSec Ransomware Infects Victims Through IPMI Remote Consoles

SEVERITY: MEDIUM     CATEGORY: EMERGING THREAT     ANALYSIS SUMMARY:      Insecure IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) cards are being used to deploy a ransomware called […]
December 27, 2018

Rewterz Threat Alert – Financial sector hit by malicious email campaign that abuses Google Cloud Storage

SEVERITY: Medium     CATEGORY: Cyber Crime     ANALYSIS SUMMARY:     A new cyber-attack campaign on financial sector has been observed, primarily in the UK and […]
December 27, 2018

Rewterz Threat Alert – WannaCry still Lurks on Infected Computers, 18 months after the initial outburst

SEVERITY: LOW     CATEGORY: INFORMATIVE UPDATES     ANALYSIS SUMMARY:     Eighteen months after the initial outburst, WannaCry ransomware still lurks on hundreds of infected computers […]
December 27, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2018-12882 – updates for IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security PHP DoS Vulnerability

SEVERITY: MEDIUM     CATEGORY: VULNERABILITY     ANALYSIS SUMMARY:     IBM Lotus Protector for mail security has now released updates for a previously disclosed vulnerability identified […]
December 24, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2018-15465 – Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

SEVERITY: Medium     CATEGORY: Vulnerability     ANALYSIS SUMMARY   This vulnerability could allow an authenticated but unprivileged (levels 0 and 1) user to perform privileged actions […]
December 21, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2018-3149 – Oracle Java SE/Java SE Embedded/JRockit Remote Security Vulnerability

SEVERITY: Medium     CATEGORY: Vulnerability     ANALYSIS SUMMARY   This vulnerability has previously been reported and is now being updated. Oracle Java SE, Java SE Embedded […]
December 20, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Ryuk evolves as a new Targeted Ransomware

SEVERITY: High     CATEGORY: Emerging Threat     ANALYSIS SUMMARY     Attackers using targeted ransomware work on the following methodology: Enter the victim’s network via a […]