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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, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Cobalt Group Operations Targeting Financial Institutions

Severity High Analysis Summary Cobalt group activities against financial institutions have been discovered using the CobInt malware family. The malspam e-mail distribution associated with these activities […]
December 31, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – BRONZE PRESIDENT Active in South and East Asia

Severity Medium Analysis Summary BRONZE PRESIDENT is a likely People’s Republic of China (PRC)-based targeted cyber espionage group that uses both proprietary and publicly available tools […]
December 31, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Zeppelin: Russian Ransomware Targets High Profile Users

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Zeppelin is the newest member of the Delphi-based Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) family initially known as Vega or VegaLocker. Zeppelin appears to be highly […]
December 30, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Malspam Pushes the Information Stealer ‘Lampion’

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Email templates based on the Portuguese Government Finance & Tax are being used to push Lampion malware via malspam. Portuguese users were […]
December 30, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Predator The Thief Malware – IoCs

Severity High Analysis Summary A malspam campaign is spreading the predator malware via malicious documents and URLs. The “Predator the Thief” stealer is capable of stealing […]
December 30, 2019

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Google Chrome Affected By Magellan 2.0 Flaws

Severity High Analysis Summary Five vulnerabilities in Google Chrome that stem from SQLite could enable remote code execution. Dubbed Magellan 2.0, the flaws exist in the […]
December 27, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Malspam pushes IcedID (Bokbot) via Malicious Word Documents

Severity High Analysis Summary A new malspam campaign was found distributing IcedID earlier this week. The malspam pushes different Word docs from the same links, which […]
December 27, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – FIN7 BOOSTWRITE’s Lost Twin exposes sensitive information

Severity High Analysis Summary A couple of months ago, enSilo’s endpoint protection platform blocked malicious payloads running in legitimate Microsoft Windows processes. A deeper look uncovered […]
December 27, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Non Encryption of Linux Folders in Ryuk Ransomware

Severity High Analysis Summary A new version of the Ryuk Ransomware was released that will purposely avoid encrypting folders commonly seen in *NIX operating systems. Ryuk Ransomware using […]