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ExCobalt Cyber Gang Targets Russian Sectors with New GoRed Backdoor
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ExCobalt Cyber Gang Targets Russian Sectors with New GoRed Backdoor

A cybercrime group known as ExCobalt has been targeting Russian organizations with a backdoor known as GoRed that is built on Golang and was previously undiscovered. According to a technical analysis released this week by Positive Technologies experts Vladislav Lunin and Alexander Badayev, "ExCobalt focuses on cyber espionage and includes several members active since at least 2016 and presumably once part of the notorious Cobalt Gang." The report focused on cyber intrigue. To steal money, Cobalt assaulted banking institutions. Using the CobInt tool was one of Cobalt's distinguishing features; ExCobalt started using it in 2022. Over the past year, the threat actor has targeted attacks on a number of Russian industries read more about ExCobalt Cyber Gang Targets Russian Sectors wit...