Despite the fact that the malware was discovered and detailed last year by Western officials, the Russian cyberespionage gang known as APT29 and Cozy Bear is still actively deploying a piece of malware known as WellMess.
The malware was initially identified in attacks against Japanese firms in 2018, however it was not linked to a specific threat actor at the time.
WellMess was linked to Russia’s APT29 in 2020, when the US, UK, and Canada stated it was used by Russian hackers in attacks against academic and pharmaceutical research institutes involved in the development of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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