Weekly Intelligence Bulletin – Week 12

25. March 19

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Current Threat Industry Impacted: ANY
Researchers recently discovered an updated variant of the Mirai botnet targeting routers, network
storage devices, IP cameras, and more with various known vulnerabilities.

Reported Incidents Industry Impacted: Energy, Industrial
On 19 March, Norwegian aluminum manufacturing company Norsk Hydro, one of the largest in the world, reported a ransomware attack that successfully impacted operations in several business areas. The company states the attack forced it to shut down or isolate several plants, and sent several into a manual mode.

Threat Actor Activity Industry Impacted: Consumer Staples
A recent report reveals new malware infrastructure utilized by the FIN7 threat actor. The analyzed
malware samples reveal new and unique Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).

Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur began auctioning off licenses for building Germany’s 5G
infrastructure amid the ongoing dispute regarding Chinese companies’ potential involvement in
building out critical infrastructure.