New Chinese Framework for Malware Attacks Targets Windows, MacOS, and Linux

Malware Attacks

A previously undocumented command-and-control (C2) framework, Alchemist, is likely being used to target Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems in the wild.

Alchimist C2 can generate a configured payload, establish remote sessions, deploy payload to the remote machines, take screenshots, perform remote shellcode execution, and execute arbitrary commands, according to a report shared by Cisco Talos. It also has a web interface written in simplified Chinese.

Additionally, the Alchimist C2 panel has the ability to create first-stage payloads, such as PowerShell and get code snippets for Windows and Linux, which could enable an attacker to strengthen their infection chains and disseminate the Insekt RAT binary.

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