DangerousPassword is a Chinese APT group that targets cryptocurrency companies. Found in 2018, the threat group uses decoy files with topics like “job description”, “project risk profile”, “monthly business report”, etc. With a hefty number of domain names, Dangerous Password issues decoy files to organizations in Asia and Europe. The group uses phishing emails to deliver Trojan files that impersonate Google, Microsoft, and other servers. Once the files are executed, macros are launched to launch the attack.
Recently discovered sample’s filename includes: Profit Sharing Plan. zip & Password.txt.lnk