Hunting Adversaries Targeting the Middle East–Unpacking Static Kitten APT
In this webinar, Andrew de Lange, Solutions Architect at Anomali, and Winston Marydasan, Senior Consultant discusses Static Kitten (Seedworm, MERCURY, Temp.Zagros, POWERSTATS, NTSTATS, MuddyWater) is one of the atrocious Advanced Persistent Threat or APT groups who perform unceasing intrusions against the Middle East firms (but not limited to) from 2017.
This Threat actor is also infamous for altering or amending the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures or TTPs relentlessly and the concerning factor of their usage of Commercial Tools and Living of the Land Binaries/Scripts in fulfilling intrusions.
Key topics discussed:
- Diving deeper into the Static Kitten campaign
- Hunting various APTs that are attacking the Middle East
- MuddyWater attacks are characterized by the use of a slowly evolving PowerShell-based first stage backdoor we call “POWERSTATS”
Watch on-demand to discover Andrew de Lange and Winston Marydasan unpack this malicious campaign targeting ministries in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf Cooperation Council countries.