Korean Word Processor Scam Alert Orcus RAT Lurking in Cracked Versions

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Korean Word Processor Scam Alert Orcus RAT Lurking in Cracked Versions

Threat Level
Attack Report

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Summary

Orcus RAT, formerly known as Schnorchel, first appeared in April 2016 and allows for remote control of infected systems. Intruders are attempting to deploy a variant of Orcus RAT along with XMRig CoinMiner, disguised as a cracked version of Hangul Word Processor 2022, in an ongoing campaign. The malicious programs were distributed and infected via several file-sharing sites.

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