Weekly: The Team Talks Baka, Epic Manchego, and Smaug, Plus Emotet Rides Again

Digital Shadows

This week’s host Kacey is joined by Charles and Alec to bring you the latest in threat intelligence. In this episode they cover: 

  • Visa issues a warning about new credit card skimmer “Baka”
  • Epic Manchego - Atypical malicious document delivery
  • What is Smaug and how does it operate?
  • Emotet - are there new developments and why did France send an advisory?

Get this week’s intelligence summary at https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-11-september-2020

***Resources from this week’s podcast***

Baka: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/visa-warns-of-new-baka-credit-card-javascript-skimmer/

Epic Manchego: https://blog.nviso.eu/2020/09/01/epic-manchego-atypical-maldoc-delivery-brings-flurry-of-infostealers/

Smaug: https://labs.sentinelone.com/multi-platform-smaug-raas-aims-to-see-off-competitors/

France warns of Emotet: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/france-warns-of-emotet-attacking-companies-administration/

Similar Advisories from Japan & NZ: https://www.zdnet.com/article/france-japan-new-zealand-warn-of-sudden-spike-in-emotet-attacks/

Cyber Espionage Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/cyber-espionage-how-to-not-get-spooked-by-nation-state-actors/

Not Another Ransomware Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/not-another-ransomware-blog-initial-access-brokers-and-their-role/

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