Remote Control Interloper: Analyzing New Chinese htpRAT Malware Attacks Against ASEAN - RiskIQ

Remote Control Interloper: Analyzing New Chinese htpRAT Malware Attacks Against ASEAN

htpRAT is a newly discovered Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that extends the capabilities of traditional RATs by providing complete remote execution of custom commands and programming. Uncovered by RiskIQ cyber investigators, htpRAT is the newest weapon in Chinese cyber espionage’ campaign against Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

htpRAT serves as a conduit for Chinese operators to do their job with greater precision and effect by building new functionality in commands, which can be sent to the malware to execute.

Download the full report to learn how htpRAT’s unique functionality makes it a small, agile, and incredibly dynamic piece of malware that all cyber defenders need to be aware of.

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