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FortiGuard Labs is aware of a report that a new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) called “Borat” is sold in underground forums. The RAT provides not only typical RAT capabilities such as keylogging, audio and webcam recording, and browser credential stealing to cybercriminals, but also offers file encryption and decryption capability as well as creating a ransom note on the victim’s machine.Why is this Significant?This is significant because Borat RAT not only enables cybercriminals to perform typical RAT activities but also provides ransomware capabilities as well.What Functionalities Does Borat RAT Provide?Borat RAT allows an attacker to perform the following activities:KeyloggingRansomware activities such as encrypting and decrypting files as well as creating a ransom note on the victim’s machineDistributed Denial of Service (DDoS)Audio and webcam recordingRemote desktopReverse proxySteals device infoProcess hollowingCredential stealingDiscord token stealingPlay audioSwap mouse buttonsHold mouseShow and hide the Desktop and the taskbarEnable and disable webcam lightHang systemTurn off the monitorDisplay blank screen What is the Status of Coverage?FortiGuard Labs provides the following AV coverage for Borat RAT:MSIL/Agent.CFQ!trMSIL/Keylogger.DUS!trMalicious_Behavior.SB