Fysbis: Sharing New Sofacy APT Indicators

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TIPper: Additional malicious domains consistent with Sofacy targeting efforts

This incident involves Infrastructure Analysis. ThreatConnect conducted additional passive DNS analysis of a net range recently reported in a Palo Alto 12 February blog post “A Look Into Fysbis: Sofacy’s Linux Backdoor.”  The Russian Sofacy Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group uses this net range for command and control (C2) nodes.  ThreatConnect identified additional malicious domains as well as suspicious typosquatting domains consistent with Sofacy targeting efforts.  

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