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Operation Earth Kitsune: A Dance of Two New Backdoors
Cyber Threats

Operation Earth Kitsune: A Dance of Two New Backdoors

We uncovered two new espionage backdoors associated with Operation Earth Kitsune: agfSpy and dneSpy. This post provides details about these malware types, including the relationship between them and their command and control (C&C) servers

Articles, News, Reports October 28, 2020
Cyber Threats

Operation Earth Kitsune: A Dance of Two New Backdoors

We uncovered two new espionage backdoors associated with Operation Earth Kitsune: agfSpy and dneSpy. This post provides details about these malware types, including the relationship between them and their command and control (C&C) servers

Research Oct 28, 2020

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Research Oct 28, 2020

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Privacy & Risks

Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks

Remember when only desktop computers in our homes had connections to the internet? Thanks to the latest developments in smart device technology, almost everything now can be connected— security cameras, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and network storage, to name just a few.

Consumer Focus Oct 27, 2020

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Consumer Focus Oct 27, 2020

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Cyber Crime

This Week in Security News: Watering Hole Campaign Operation Earth Kitsune Spying on Users’ Systems and Fancy Bear Imposters Are on a Hacking Extortion Spree

This week, learn about a watering hole campaign Trend Micro dubbed ‘Operation Earth Kitsune’ that is spying on users’ systems through compromised websites. Also, read about how APT groups are threatening DDoS attacks against victims if they don’t send them bitcoin.

Expert Perspective Oct 23, 2020

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Expert Perspective Oct 23, 2020

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Cyber Threats

Cybersecurity, Here to Stay?

I get asked why we can’t stop cybercrime with all the new technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning that can detect in real-time new cyber threats. As I think about this, I always go back to the human factor and the fact that physical crime still hasn’t been wiped out. Physical crime has been around for a very long time, and we still need law enforcement to keep us safe from criminals who prey upon their victims.

Expert Perspective Oct 20, 2020

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Expert Perspective Oct 20, 2020

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Cyber Threats

Future Imperfect

All the way back in 2012, Trend Micro was lucky enough to be asked to participate in a very exciting research project initiated under the auspices of the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) on which I worked alongside experts from Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) led by Dr. Victoria Baines.

Expert Perspective Oct 19, 2020

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Expert Perspective Oct 19, 2020

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Exploits & Vulnerabilities

Smaller October Patch Tuesday Fixes TCP/IP, RDP Bugs

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday update for October has a relatively smaller number of patches. After a few months where the number of bug fixes exceeded the 100-mark, October’s round of updates stood at 87, containing fixes for eleven that were rated as Critical.

Oct 14, 2020

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Oct 14, 2020

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IoT

VirusTotal Now Supports Trend Micro ELF Hash

Trend Micro ELF Hash (aka telfhash) is now officially supported on VirusTotal! Here's a guide on how malware researchers can use this clustering algorithm to pivot from one malware sample to another.

Research Oct 13, 2020

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Research Oct 13, 2020

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