- In the spotlight: Information about APT34, including victim data, personally identifiable information belonging to the group’s alleged members, and the group’s tools, has been leaked on Telegram. This is likely to disrupt APT34 operations during the next six to 12 months.
- Highlights from the week include: A phishing campaign leverages legitimate web services to deliver RevengeRAT; a breach of an IT outsourcing firm is tentatively linked to a campaign targeting gift card providers; and further details on the ASUS server compromise implicate the attackers behind ShadowHammer.
- Forward look: It is possible that organizations that are perceived to have acted against WikiLeaks will be targeted under the hacktivist operation OpAssange.
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Weekly Intelligence Summary 25 Apr - 02 May 2019
Two separate campaigns draw similarities in the use of uncommon and underreported social engineering and de...
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