The FBI and Department Homeland Security have jointly issued a new Malware Analysis Report (MAR) warning of the dangers of ELECTRICFISH, a tunneling tool used for traffic funneling and data exfiltration by the North Korea government hacking group Hidden Cobra.

ELECTRICFISH is attributed to North Korea.

The 32-bit Windows executable file is a command-line utility that establishes a connection between a source IP address and destination IP address and implements a custom protocol, allowing the APT group (also known as Lazarus) to move traffic and data rapidly between an infected machine and their own network.

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