Havoc Replaces Cobalt Strike and Brute Ratel

19 February 2023
Threat actors have been switching to a new open-source C2 framework, dubbed Havoc, as an alternative to Brute Ratel and Cobalt Strike - stated researchers. The advanced post-exploitation C2 framework can bypass even the most updated version of Windows 11 Defender. An unknown threat group dropped Havoc on an undisclosed government organization in January.