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Researchers Uncover Stealthy Techniques Used by Cranefly Espionage Hackers

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Oct
2022
Researchers Uncover Stealthy Techniques Used by Cranefly Espionage Hackers

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A recently discovered hacking group known for targeting employees dealing with corporate transactions has been linked to a new backdoor called Danfuan.

This hitherto undocumented malware is delivered via another dropper called Geppei, researchers from Symantec, by Broadcom Software, said in a report shared with The Hacker News.

The dropper “is being used to install a new backdoor and other tools using the novel technique of reading commands from seemingly innocuous Internet Information Services (IIS) logs,” the researchers said.

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