Security researchers are warning of yet another advanced, large-scale attack campaign using sophisticated techniques to hide itself from its targets – organisations across Asia. Trend Micro has dubbed the campaign Naikon, based on the HTTP user-agent string “NOKIAN95/WEB” found in various targeted attacks across the region in …
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"Security researchers are warning of yet another advanced, large-scale attack campaign using sophisticated techniques to hide itself from its targets – organisations across Asia".
keywords: BKDR_RARSTONE, dynamic DNS domains, HTTP user-agent, malicious email attachment, NOKIAN95/WEB, sophisticated technique, spear-phishing emai, Trend Micro
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Happy to see it if it is providing truly useful information to the community....
NOKIAN -> Naikon
Did they name it in this way to avoid embarassing Nokia?
There's a whole forum on planting this on college campus laptops and switching on the webcams to perv and post images online
Re: The malicious email attachment exploits CVE-2012-0158
Would be interesting to know when distribution of this malware actually begun.
CVE-2012-0158 (MS12-027) seems to have been patched since April 2012's patch Tuesday.
Your best defence.
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