Unyielding Threat: HiatusRAT's Relentless Return to the Cyber Battlefield


Published on Aug 23, 2023   —   2 min read

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Few campaigns have demonstrated as much audacity and persistence as HiatusRAT. First reported in March 2023, this complex malware campaign seemed to take no respite, infecting over 100 edge networking devices worldwide. But what lies beyond the hiatus? What drives this relentless malware to return to action, and what does it mean for global security?

This blog post delves into the intricate web of HiatusRAT's operations, unraveling its strategic shifts, technical evolution, and brazen continuation. From its initial discovery to its latest campaign targeting U.S. military systems and Taiwan-based organizations, we explore the multifaceted nature of HiatusRAT and its alignment with the strategic interests of the People's Republic of China.

Join us as we uncover the story behind HiatusRAT's return, its impact on the cybersecurity landscape, and the preventive strategies that can be employed to safeguard against this unyielding threat.

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