The Platinum APT group adds the Titanium backdoor to its arsenal


Kaspersky researchers have found a new advanced backdoor used by the Platinum advanced persistent threat (APT) group in attacks in the wild.

Security experts at Kaspersky Lab have spotted a new backdoor, tracked as Titanium, that was used by the Platinum APT group in attacks in the wild, the malicious code implements sophisticated evasion techniques.

The APT group was discovered by Microsoft in 2016, it targeted organizations in South and Southeast. According to Microsoft, the Platinum has been active since at least 2009, it was responsible for spear phishing attacks on ISPs, government organizations, intelligence agencies, and defense institutes.

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