Chinese developers have created a new command-and-control (C2) framework with features and functionality similar to Cobalt Strike and Sliver. The new framework is called Manjusaka.
Cisco Talos researchers have discovered the C2 framework in the wild running in parallel with Cobalt strike. The initial investigation began with a Cisco Talos response to a Cobalt Strike beacon detection that was installed from a malicious Microsoft Word Document. The document was sent in an email as an attachment