Iranian MuddyWater Hackers Adopt New C2 Tool ‘DarkBeatC2’ in Latest Campaign

April 12, 2024 at 06:15AM MuddyWater, an Iranian threat actor, has been linked to a new command-and-control (C2) infrastructure called DarkBeatC2. This comes after the deployment of various legitimate Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) solutions in spear-phishing attacks. Additionally, Iranian threat actor Peach Sandstorm has been seen using a backdoor called FalseFont in attacks targeting … Read more

MuddyC2Go: New C2 Framework Iranian Hackers Using Against Israel

November 9, 2023 at 06:39AM Iranian state-sponsored hacking group MuddyWater is using a new command-and-control framework called MuddyC2Go in attacks targeting Israel. The framework, written in Go programming language, is believed to have been in use since early 2020. MuddyC2Go generates PowerShell payloads for post-exploitation activities, and experts recommend close monitoring of PowerShell activity. Key … Read more