Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Argentinian Programmer Providing RATs, DDoS & Defacer Keyloggers

Spanish language forum research by Wapack Labs has uncovered an Argentinian programmer who provides numerous malicious tools in many forums.  These tools include numerous forms of Remote Access Tools (RATs), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), and defacer keyloggers which can be used in numerous ways - for illegitimate purposes.  This actor appears to be a skilled programmer possibly living in Argentina, as is indicated in the actor's related blog profile.  Its unsure what the motives are since the malicious tools are offered for free.  Actor has been providing malicious tools for the past five years.  This information is being supplied for your situational awareness. 

Publication date:                            20 October 2016

Handling requirements:                  Traffic light protocol (TLP) GREEN

Attribution/Threat Actor:               Argentina

Actor Type:                                    Adversary capabilities have been assessed as Tier II*

Potential Targets:                           Worldwide – Spanish/Hispanic consumers

Past Reporting:                               Red Sky Alliance: DOC-4323

* Practitioners with a greater depth of experience, with the ability to develop their own tools (from publicly known vulnerabilities).

The full attribution report has been published in its entirety in the Red Sky Alliance portal.  For more information please contact the lab directly at 844-4-WAPACK, 603-606-1246, or feedback@wapacklabs.com.

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