Daxin Espionage Backdoor Linked to Chinese Malware

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The Daxin malware is targeting strong government networks around the world, according to researchers, for the purpose of cyberespionage.

The Symantec Threat Hunter team noticed an Advanced Persistent threat (APT) weapon launched in November, noting that it was “the most advanced piece of malware Symantec researchers have ever seen in from China-linked actors exhibiting technical complexity previously unseen by such actors.”

They added that the exact scope of Daxin’s functions includes reading and writing non-existent files; initiating and interacting with irrational processes; and improved ability for lateral movement and hiding power.

Read More: https://threatpost.com/daxin-espionage-backdoor-chinese-malware/178706/