on March 27, 2018

Threat Exchange Network blog: March 2018

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HenBox: The Chickens Come Home to Roost

A new Android malware family was recently discovered, masquerading as several different legitimate Android apps. The family has been dubbed “HenBox” due to its metadata, including package names and signer details. [226 IOCs]

Hermes ransomware distributed to South Koreans via recent Flash zero-day

A Flash Player zero-day flaw has been discovered in Flash Player 28.0.0.237 and below. The South Korean Emergency Response Team (KrCERT) found the flaw distributed via malicious Office documents containing the embedded exploit. [13 IOCs]

Campaign Possibly Connected to “MuddyWater” Surfaces in the Middle East and Central Asia

Turkish, Pakistani and Tajikistani organizations have suffered a campaign which bears some similarities to MuddyWater, which hit various industries in the Middle East and Central Asia. It was called MuddyWater due to difficulties in attribution. [50 IOCs]

Hidden Cobra Targets Turkish Financial Sector With New Bankshot Implant

McAfee confirmed that Hidden Cobra continues to target financial and cryptocurrency organizations. Analysis observed the return of its Bankshot malware implants in the Turkish financial system. [8 IOCs]

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