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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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July 20, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Emotet, A Banking Trojan Responsible For Network-Wide Infection

This is an advisory on Emotet, an advanced, modular banking Trojan also serving as a dropper of other banking Trojans.   IMPACT:  HIGH PUBLISH DATE:  20-07-2018 […]
March 16, 2018

A Ransomware called WannaCry

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY WannaCry is a family of Ransomware which when executed, encrypts certain file types on the system. The user must pay a ransom to the […]
December 15, 2011

The Mystery of Duqu

Duqu is a sophisticated malware that was discovered on September 1st, 2011. Some experts claim that Duqu could only have been created by creators of the […]
December 1, 2011

Pakistani Websites under Attack

Recently many Pakistani websites have faced attacks from various international blackhat groups, which continue to be a huge concern for Pakistani cyber space. The main reason […]
February 5, 2011

In-depth Analysis of PDF Security

PDF, a portable file format, had gained popularity among general users due to its extensive features, portability and availability of free tools to read and author […]
April 1, 2009

Conficker.C Pakistani (.PK) Domains

Conficker.A and Conficker.B created around 250 domains per day from which they downloaded the updates or atleast tried to download. Unlikely, Conficker.C creates 50,000 domains per […]