QuoIntelligence’s Weekly for 27 August – 2 September 2020 is now available!

You can find below a summary for our Weekly Intelligence Snapshot, providing insight and analysis into this week’s major cyber and geopolitical events.
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Current Threat
Industry impacted: ANY, Consumer Discretionary, Financials, Government, Health Care, Industrials, Real Estate

  • Researchers at Check Point discovered a new Qakbot malware campaign distributed through Emotet’s infection process – targeting Europe and US organizations within the manufacturing, financial, industrial, government, transportation, and more.
  • On 20 August, QuoINT detected a new sample of a loader/obfuscator tool we dubbed internally as xoLoader. During our analysis, we determined the tool loads a shellcode which decrypts to an unknown ransomware strain we internally dubbed LockerNet.

Industry impacted: ANY, Consumer Discretionary, Financials, Information Technology

  • NZX, New Zealand’s Exchange targeted in DDoS Attack.
  • Cisco Releases Advisory for Two Zero Day Flaws Exploited in the Wild, No Patch Available Yet.
  • Elon Musk Confirms Attempted Social Engineering Attack Against Tesla by Russian National.
  • Apple Accidentally Notarizes Adware App for macOS.
  • Microsoft Warns about New Info-stealer Malware Targeting Windows Systems.


    Industry impacted: Government

    • Facebook Removes Network from Russia Spreading Misinformation Ahead of US Elections.
    • China Conducts Live-Fire Military Exercise in Contested South China Sea.
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