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Malware campaign uses multiple propagation methods, including EternalBlue

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Hackers are using the EternalBlueexploit and leveraging advantage of Living off the Land (LotL) obfuscated PowerShell-based scripts to deliver malware and a Monero cryptocurrency.

Security experts at Trend Micro have uncovered a malware campaign that is targeting Asian entities using the EternalBlue exploit and leveraging advantage of Living off the Land (LotL) obfuscated PowerShell-based scripts to deliver malware and a Monero cryptocurrency.

The threat actors behind this campaign leveraged the exploit leaked by the Shadow Brokers in 2017, the EternalBlue exploit was exploited by several families of malware, including WannaCry andNotPetya ransomware.

The same campaign was first observed in January by experts at Qihoo 360, at the time attackers hit Chinese targets leveraging the Invoke-SMBClientand the PowerDump open source tools.

Researchers observed that the recent attacks initially targeted Japanese users, later they also hit people in Australia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong...(continued)

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