New backdoor mimics popular software and avoids crawling



Η APT team Platinum came back into the spotlight after developing a new one backdoor, which uses smart techniques not to be detected.

The researchers found the Platinum team 2012. The hackers mainly target governments, political as well as military organizations in the Asia-Pacific region.

Platinum hackers have been particularly associated with complicated attacks, after using innovative techniques, such as the abuse of a feature Windows with the name hotpatching, the development fileless code and its use sealing to hide Powershell and exploit code.

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