Sequretek Advisory - Cuttlefish: The Lurking Malware Hijacking Your Network
5/06/2024

The Black Lotus Labs team at Lumen Technologies has identified a highly sophisticated malware platform dubbed Cuttlefish, which specifically targets networking equipment, particularly enterprise-grade small office/home office (SOHO) routers.

Black Lotus Labs identified a new malware threat named Cuttlefish.

Cuttlefish targets routers specifically aimed at small and medium-sized businesses (SOHO) and even larger enterprises.

This malware is designed to steal login credentials from web traffic traveling within your network (LAN).

Beyond credential theft, Cuttlefish can manipulate internet traffic by hijacking DNS requests and HTTP connections, specifically those directed to internal devices on your network (private IP addresses).

Cuttlefish has been operational since at least July 27, 2023.

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