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KARAE is a backdoor typically used by APT37 as first-stage malware. 1

Item Value
ID S0215
Associated Names
Version 1.1
Created 18 April 2018
Last Modified 30 March 2020
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Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
enterprise T1189 Drive-by Compromise KARAE was distributed through torrent file-sharing websites to South Korean victims, using a YouTube video downloader application as a lure.1
enterprise T1105 Ingress Tool Transfer KARAE can upload and download files, including second-stage malware.1
enterprise T1082 System Information Discovery KARAE can collect system information.1
enterprise T1102 Web Service -
enterprise T1102.002 Bidirectional Communication KARAE can use public cloud-based storage providers for command and control.1

Groups That Use This Software

ID Name References
G0067 APT37 1


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