AndroRAT exploits older Android vulnerability

Trend Micro researchers detected a new variant of Android Remote Access Tool (AndroRAT) that targets an older publicly disclosed vulnerability (CVE-2015-1805) that allows an attacker to compromise older Android devices to perform privilege escalation.

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FALLCHILL RAT cyber threat

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a joint technical alert on updated threat intelligence on a remote administration tool (RAT) dubbed FALLCHILL used by the North Korean government.

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Cobian RAT backdoor threat

The Zscaler ThreatLabZ research team has spotted a new remote access Trojan (RAT) family called Cobian RAT that contains a backdoor module, which retrieves command and control (C&C) information from a predetermined URL that is controlled by the original author.

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