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The “EyePyramid” attacks

On January 10, 2017, a court order was declassified by the Italian police, in regards to a chain of cyberattacks directed at top Italian government members and institutions. The attacks leveraged a malware named “EyePyramid” to target a dozen politicians, bankers, prominent freemasons and law enforcement personalities in Italy. Read Full Article

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InPage zero-day exploit used to attack financial institutions in Asia

In September 2016, while researching a new wave of attacks, we found an interesting target which appeared to constantly receive spearphishes, a practice we commonly describe as a “magnet of threats”. Among all the attacks received by this magnet of threats, which included various older Office exploits such as CVE-2012-0158, one of them attracted our attention. Read Full Article

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Darkhotel’s attacks in 2015

In 2015, many of Darkhotel’s techniques and activities remain in use. However, in addition to new variants of malicious .hta, we find new victims, .rar attachments with RTLO spearphishing, and the deployment of a 0day from Hacking Team. Read Full Article

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The Darkhotel APT

For the past seven years, a strong threat actor named Darkhotel, also known as Tapaoux, has carried out a number of successful attacks against a wide range of victims from around the world. It employs methods and techniques which go well beyond typical cybercriminal behavior. Read Full Article

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“El Machete”

“Machete” is a targeted attack campaign with Spanish speaking roots. Most of the victims are located in Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Russia, Cuba, and Spain. Targets include high-level profiles, including intelligence services, military, embassies and government institutions. Read Full Article