February 14, 2017, 1:22 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Bogdan Botezatu

APT28 operators have upped their game – the Xagent payload now can target victims running Mac OS X to steal passwords, grab screens and steal iPhone backups stored on the Mac.

July 1, 2016, 1:32 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

Bitdefender researchers Marius Tivadar, Cristian Istrate, Iulian Muntean and Andrei Ardelean dissected some malware samples which had been used in the Pacifier APT spear phishing campaign over the past two years. These samples show clear evolution over time, both in … Continue reading

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January 17, 2013, 3:01 pm
in Free Tools , by Razvan Stoica

Bitdefender anti-malware analysts have produced a tool which can wipe out the “Red October” APT from affected systems. If you happen to be running some bit of critical infrastructure, or have a hunch that your systems might have registered under … Continue reading

November 27, 2012, 4:18 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

As Narilam samples are trickling in, we interviewed Bitdefender security researcher Iulian Artenie Muntean for insights on its design and behavior: What can you tell us about Narilam? Is it an APT like Stuxnet or Flamer? IAM: The code is … Continue reading

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