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NamesThreatNeedle
CategoryMalware
TypeReconnaissance, Backdoor, Info stealer, Downloader
Description(Kaspersky) Upon opening a malicious document and allowing the macro, the malware is dropped and proceeds to a multistage deployment procedure. The malware used in this campaign belongs to a known malware cluster we named ThreatNeedle. We attribute this malware family to the advanced version of Manuscrypt (a.k.a. NukeSped), a family belonging to the Lazarus group. We previously observed the Lazarus group utilizing this cluster when attacking cryptocurrency businesses and a mobile game company. Although the malware involved and the entire infection process is known and has not changed dramatically compared to previous findings, the Lazarus group continued using ThreatNeedle malware aggressively in this campaign.
Information<https://ics-cert.kaspersky.com/media/Kaspersky-ICS-CERT-Lazarus-targets-defense-industry-with-Threatneedle-En.pdf>

Last change to this tool card: 19 April 2021

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APT groups

 Lazarus Group, Hidden Cobra, Labyrinth ChollimaNorth Korea2007-Spring 2021X

1 group listed (1 APT, 0 other, 0 unknown)

Thailand Computer Emergency Response Team (ThaiCERT)
Electronic Transactions Development Agency

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