ExCobalt Cyber Gang Targets Russian Sectors with New GoRed Backdoor

Russian organizations have been targeted by a cybercrime gang called ExCobalt using a previously unknown Golang-based backdoor known as GoRed.
« ExCobalt focuses on cyber espionage and includes several members active since at least 2016 and presumably once part of the notorious Cobalt Gang, » Positive Technologies researchers Vladislav Lunin and Alexander Badayev said in a technical report