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New Wave of JSOutProx Malware Targeting Financial Firms in APAC and MENA
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New Wave of JSOutProx Malware Targeting Financial Firms in APAC and MENA

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) financial institutions are the target of JSOutProx, a new "evolving threat" variant. In a technical paper released this week, Resecurity stated that "JSOutProx is an advanced attack framework that leverages both JavaScript and.NET." It interacts with a core JavaScript module that is operating on the victim's computer by using the.NET (de)serialization functionality. Once it's run, the malware allows the framework to load further plugins, which in turn carry out more harmful operations on the target. Early attacks dispersing JSOutProx were first discovered by Yoroi in December 2019 and have been linked to a threat actor known as Solar Spider. The history of bank strikes and other large company actions in Europe and As...