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Carbanak Hackers Using Bateleur Backdoor

Carbanak Hackers Using Bateleur Backdoor


The financially-motivated Carbanak hacker group has added a new JScript backdoor to its cyber-weapons arsenal, along with updated macros, Proofpoint security researchers warn.

Also referred to as FIN7, the multinational gang of cybercriminals has been active for at least two years and has been associated with a variety of incidents this year. In 2015, Kasperskly Lab first outed the group, saying that had hit more than 100 banks across 30 countries and made off with up to one billion dollars over a period of roughly two years.

In early May, the group was said to have started using shims for process injection and persistence, only one week after adopting new phishing techniques, including the use of hidden shortcut files (LNK files) for target compromise.

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