Unveiling The Hidden Workings Of Mustang Panda APT


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Mustang Panda is a Chinese advanced persistent threat (APT) that launches spear-phishing campaigns for targeting government higher education telecommunication and think tanks around the globe.

Recently the threat actor added additional tools to their arsenal including new initial access vectors and malware for targeting victims.

Recently identified tools include QMAGENT MIROGO TONEDROP TONESHELL and TinyNote backdoor.

After gathering sensitive information from victim systems the information is exfiltrated to adversaries C2 servers.

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