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Attackers Profiting from Proxyware

Proxyware is a program that shares a part of the Internet bandwidth that is currently available on a system to others. Users who install the program are usually paid with a certain amount of cash in exchange for providing the bandwidth. Companies that provide such a service include Peer2Profit and IPRoyal. They gain profit by providing the bandwidth to other companies and claim on their webpages that they have various business partners using the service for distributing software, investigating markets,…

SystemBC Being Used by Various Attackers

SystemBC is a proxy malware that has been used by various attackers for the last few years. While it is recently distributed through SmokeLoader or Emotet, this malware has steadily been used in various ransomware attacks in the past. When an attacker attempts to access a certain address with malicious intent, the system can be used as a passage if the infected system utilizes SystemBC, which acts as a Proxy Bot. Because it can also act as a downloader to…

Analysis Report on Kimsuky Group’s APT Attacks (AppleSeed, PebbleDash)

This document is an analysis report on types of malware recently utilized by the Kimsuky group. The Kimsuky group is mainly known for launching social engineering attacks such as spear phishing. Judging by the names of the attached files, the group seems to be targeting those working in the fields related to North Korea and foreign affairs. According to the scan logs of AhnLab’s ASD infrastructure, the threat group has been mainly targeting personal users rather than companies, but has…