APT15 Targets Multiple Sectors With Turian Backdoor

APT15, also known as Playful Taurus, is an advanced persistent threat (APT) that conducts a variety of cyber operations across multiple regions around the world.
The threat actor was discovered targeting the Iranian telecommunications and diplomatic sectors with the Turian backdoor.
The backdoor is packed with VMProtect to obfuscate the Application Programming Interface (API), thus making analysis difficult.
The malware contains a wide range of capabilities from spawning reverse shells to executing commands from the command-and-control server.

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