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Chinese threat actor DragonSpark targets East Asian businesses

January 25, 2023

Organizations in Taiwan, HongKong, Singapore and China have been recently facing attacks from a Chinese threat actor DragonSpark. The threat actor was observed using open source tool SparkRAT for its attacks, according to a report by SentinelOne.

SparkRAT is multi-platform, feature-rich, and frequently updated with new features, making the Remote Access Trojan (RAT) attractive to threat actors.

DragonSpark was observed using Golang malware that interprets embedded GoLang source code at runtime as a technique for hindering static analysis and evading detection by static analysis mechanisms.

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