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Researchers Disclose Undocumented Chinese Malware Used in Recent Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers havediscloseda series of attacks by a threat actor of Chinese origin that has targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with malware including a previously undocumented backdoor. Attributing the campaign toWinnti(or APT41), Positive Technologies dated the first attack to May 12, 2020, when the APT used LNK shortcuts to extract and run the malware payload. A