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US Government Warns of New North Korean Malware

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a report about a newly uncovered malware strain that is linked to the infamous North Korean hacking group Hidden Cobra aka Lazarus.

The malware, dubbed Hoplight, is a backdoor Trojan that has the ability to:

  • “Read, Write, and Move Files;
  • Enumerate System Drives;
  • Create and Terminate Processes;
  • Inject into Running Processes;
  • Create, Start and Stop Services;
  • Modify Registry Settings;
  • Connect to a Remote Host;
  • Upload and Download Files”

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