Gunbot


FortiGuard Labs continues to investigate a series of attacks on Bitcoin users. In our first blog, we provided a deep analysis of malicious samples from the Bitcoin Orcus RAT campaign. In this second part, we recreate the full path of a multistage complex attack, shed some light on some other activities of these criminal actors, and reveal their possible identities. Failed attempt Bitcointalk.org is a popular place to trade for bitcoins. In 2015 there was a simple and straightforward attack on its users. Somebody registered a... [Read More]
by RSS Artem Semenchenko and Evgeny Ananin  |  Dec 22, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research
FortiGuards Labs has spotted a new phishing campaign that targets bitcoin investors by offering Gunbot, a relatively new bitcoin trading bot application. However, instead of being a tool designed to ensure more profit, it serves an Orcus RAT malware that result in the loss of investments and more. [Read More]
by RSS Floser Bacurio and Joie Salvio  |  Dec 07, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research