Researchers Uncover CypherRAT and CraxRAT Malware Developer’s True Identity

Researchers Uncover CypherRAT and CraxRAT Malware Developer's True Identity

Cybersecurity firm Cyfirma asserts that it has discovered the true identity of the creator of the CypherRAT and CraxsRAT remote access Trojans (RATs).

The person, who has been operating out of Syria for the past eight years under the online alias DEV, is estimated to have earned over USD 75,000 by selling the two RATs to different threat actors. According to Cyfirma, this person also runs a malware-as-a-service (MaaS) business.

According to Cyfirma, the CraxsRAT builder creates highly obfuscated packages that enable threat actors to modify the contents according to the kind of attack they are planning, including by injecting WebView pages.

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