Weekly: Trickbot trojan mishaps, Emotet resurgence, Twitter takeovers, and APT group updates

July 24, 2020 Digital Shadows

This week’s ShadowTalk hosts Adam, Demi, Stefano and Kim discuss the latest threat intelligence stories. In this episode they cover: 

  • Trickbot trojan mishap causes wide-spread warnings, alerting users of threatening activity
  • Dangerous malware Emotet resurges and partners with Trickbot to infect a large number or users
  • Twitter takeover updates - what we know so far
  • NCSC advisory about APT29 targeting Covid-19 vaccine research
  • APT35 footage surfaces, exposing the group’s information

Get this week’s intelligence summary at https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-24-july-2020

***Resources from this week's podcast***

NCSC: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/advisory-apt29-targets-covid-19-vaccine-development

Twitter Updates: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/coinbase-blocked-twitter-hackers-from-stealing-an-extra-280k/

Emotet: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/emotet-trickbot-malware-duo-is-back-infecting-windows-machines/

APT35: https://www.wired.com/story/iran-apt35-hacking-video/

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