For OceanLotus, a picture is worth a thousand words (or at least a few lines of loader code). Georgia Tech breached. Mounties raid offices associated with Orcus RAT.

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In today’s podcast, we hear that OceanLotus, a.k.a. Cobalt Kitty, a.k.a. APT32, is out and about and using a steganographic vector to deliver its loader. Georgia Tech suffers a major data breach, with access to student, staff, and faculty records by parties unknown. Research universities remain attractive targets. Reflections on dual-use technologies. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have raided offices connected with the production of the Orcus RAT, which is either a legitimate tool or a commodity Trojan, depending on whom you believe. David Dufour from Webroot with results from their most recent threat report. Guest is Roy Zur from Cybint Solutions on the essentials of hunting and fishing for information online.

For links to all of today's stories check our our CyberWire daily news brief:

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/April/CyberWire_2019_04_03.html

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