Decipher editors Dennis Fisher and Lindsey O'Donnell-Welch break down a busy news week, including Microsoft's revelations about the theft of its signing key, the Trickbot group sanctions, and some new Apple iOS zero days.
The Department of the Treasury and the U.K. government have sanctioned 11 alleged members of the Trickbot group and say the group is allied with Russian intelligence.
Researchers say that crypters previously attributed to the Trickbot/Conti syndicate are “fundamental” to tracking cybercrime factions.
Researchers believe that the Domino malware is being deployed by former Conti members and has been developed by FIN7, indicating “at least some level of collaboration between the two groups."
Researchers believe that attackers behind the Anchor malware, the Trickbot gang, have ceased Trickbot operations are instead focusing on deploying stealthier versions of other malware families.