Chinese SilkLoader Malware Sold to Russian Cyber Criminals

A piece of malware designed to load Cobalt Strike beacons onto victim machines has been traced back to both Chinese and Russian threat actors.

Finnish security vendor WithSecure claimed in a new report that it detected “SilkLoader” in several human-operated intrusions that were likely the precursor to a ransomware attack.

The malware uses DLL sideloading to load the beacons, which are commonly used in such attacks read more Chinese SilkLoader Malware Sold to Russian Cyber Criminals.

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