Hellsing

  • First known sample

    2012
  • Discovery

    2014
  • Number of targets

    1-100
  • Current status

    Active
  • Type

    Remote administration tool
  • Targeted platforms

    Windows
  • TOP targeted countries

    India , Indonesia , Malaysia , Philippines , Ukraine
  • The way of propagation

    Social engineering
  • Purpose/Functions

    Cyberespionage
  • Targets

    Diplomatic organizations/embassies , Government entities
  • Description

    A cyberespionage group targeting government and diplomatic organizations in the US and the APAC region. The intended victims are targeted with spear-phishing emails that contain the malware—a backdoor that allows the attackers to download and upload files. They are well-known for attacking another APT group—Naikon.

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