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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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November 29, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Thanksgiving eCard Emails Distributing Malware

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Malware distributors are sending out holiday themed emails to distribute the Emotet Trojan and other malware.  Thanksgiving Day greeting cards and office […]
November 29, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Dexphot Malware Hijacked 80K+ Windows Computers to Mine Cryptocurrency

Severity High Analysis Summary A new malware strain dubbed Dexphot has attacked more than 80,000 windows computers to mine cryptocurrency and target monitoring services and scheduled […]
November 28, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – New DeathRansom Ransomware Successfully Encrypts Victim’s Files

Severity High Analysis Summary Active distribution campaigns are running for the newly created DeathRansom ransomware. Initially, the ransomware failed to properly encrypt victims’ files, but now […]
November 28, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – KingMiner Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Severity High Analysis Summary Blasting attacks against weak SQL passwords are resurfacing as KingMiner miners have controlled tens of thousands of computers. KingMiner variant is a […]
November 28, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Lazarus DTrack – IOC’s

Severity High Analysis Summary Cyberbit has released a report on a Remote Administration Tool (RAT) called Dtrack that was used in an attack on the Indian […]
November 28, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Payment Service Platform Phishing

Severity Medium Analysis Summary While reports of web skimmers have become fairly common over the last year or so, every so often there is a twist. […]
November 27, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Phishers Create Fake Sites as Bait for Holiday Shopping Deals

Severity Medium Analysis Summary While most users are familiar with phishing scams that attempt to steal a user’s login credentials, phishers also use emails to lure […]
November 27, 2019

Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2019-15684 -Kaspersky Protection extension for Google Chrome security bypass

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Kaspersky Protection extension for Google Chrome could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. By sending a specially crafted request, an […]
November 27, 2019

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Kaspersky Password Manager Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Severity High Analysis Summary Kaspersky Lab has fixed a security issue in Kaspersky Password Manager that could potentially lead remote unauthorized access by 3rd parties to […]