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Pawn Storm Group Makes Trend Micro IP Address a C&C Server

Jul 16

An anonymous reader writes: Following Trend Micro’s disclosure of Russian hacking group Pawn Storm’s 7-year campaign against military-industrial targets in and related to the United States, the security company has today announced that one of the IP addresses it owns has been ‘designated’ by the hackers as a C&C server for their spear-phishing scenario. The intent of the DNS record redirection, according to the company, is likely to be to convince others that it has been hacked (which it hasn’t), or else to push one of its IP addresses into administrative blacklists.


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