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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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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 8, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – ColdLock Ransomware Hits Taiwanese Organizations

Severity High Analysis Summary A new targeted attack has infected several organizations in Taiwan with a new ransomware family, which researchers have dubbed ColdLock. The ransomware […]
May 8, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – Emotet Malware – IOCs

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Emotet is a Trojan that is primarily spread through spam emails (malspam). The infection may arrive either via malicious script, macro-enabled document […]
May 7, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – ProLock RansomWare – IOCs

Severity High Analysis Summary ProLock actors encrypt the files on the victim’s network using RSA-2048 algorithm. After encrypting a victim’s files, ProLock actors leave a .txt […]
May 7, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – New VCrypt Ransomware Locks Files in Password-Protected 7ZIPs

Severity Medium Analysis Summary VCrypt, a new ransomware targeting French users, was analyzed by researchers and discovered to be using a unique mechanism to lock files. […]
May 7, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – COVID-19 Phishing Email Indicators

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Cybercriminal and advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are leveraging COVID-19 themed health, informational, and warning notice emails in an attempt to obtain […]
May 6, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – REvil ransomware version 2.2

Severity High Analysis Summary The latest version of REvil ransomware brings about significant changes from the last released version. REvil and RaaS. Version 2.2 boasts a […]
May 6, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – New Linux Malware – Kaiji

Severity High Analysis Summary A new Chinese malware, named Kaiji, that is brute forcing servers and IoT devices. Exclusively spread via SSH brute forcing, Kaiji targets […]
May 5, 2020

Rewterz Threat Alert – Covid-19 Malicious URLs

Severity Medium Analysis Summary The rise in registering malicious Covid-19 domains continues as threat actors are continuously cashing in on the situation of the global pandemic […]