On 18 April 2019, Catalin Climpanu announced on Twitter that several tools used by threat group APT34 were publicly released online. APT34, also known as OilRig and Helix Kitten, is a state-sponsored hacking group. It’s believed their objective is long-term cyber espionage, based on the attacks previously attributed to them. You can read more about the leak here.
According to early reports, the leak contains various tools exclusive to this threat group as well as information relating to victims.
Within hours of the news breaking we released a lab on APT34 – a series on the specific tools they use will soon follow. You can try the lab here.