Morning Bowl - 2022-08-01

Welcome to another Morning Bowl breakout:

Australia charges dev of Imminent Monitor RAT used by domestic abusers
​An Australian man was charged for developing and selling the Imminent Monitor remote access trojan, used to spy on victims' devices remotely. [...]
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North Korean Hackers Using Malicious Browser Extension to Spy on Email Accounts
A threat actor operating with interests aligned with North Korea has been deploying a malicious extension on Chromium-based web browsers that's capable of stealing email content from Gmail and AOL. Cybersecurity firm Volexity attributed the malware to an activity cluster it calls SharpTongue, which is said to share overlaps with an adversarial collective publicly referred to under the name 
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Researchers Warns of Increase in Phishing Attacks Using Decentralized IPFS Network
The decentralized file system solution known as IPFS is becoming the new "hotbed" for hosting phishing sites, researchers have warned. Cybersecurity firm Trustwave SpiderLabs, which disclosed specifics of the spam campaigns, said it identified no less than 3,000 emails containing IPFS phishing URLs as an attack vector in the last three months. IPFS, short for InterPlanetary File System, is a
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Microsoft Links Raspberry Robin USB Worm to Russian Evil Corp Hackers
Microsoft on Friday disclosed a potential connection between the Raspberry Robin USB-based worm and an infamous Russian cybercrime group tracked as Evil Corp. The tech giant said it observed the FakeUpdates (aka SocGholish) malware being delivered via existing Raspberry Robin infections on July 26, 2022. Raspberry Robin, also called QNAP Worm, is known to spread from a compromised system via
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Gootkit Loader Resurfaces with Updated Tactic to Compromise Targeted Computers
The operators of the Gootkit access-as-a-service (AaaS) malware have resurfaced with updated techniques to compromise unsuspecting victims. "In the past, Gootkit used freeware installers to mask malicious files; now it uses legal documents to trick users into downloading these files," Trend Micro researchers Buddy Tancio and Jed Valderama said in a write-up last week. The findings
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