Cybercriminals with suspected ties to Pakistan continue to rely on social engineering as a crucial component of their operations as part of an evolving espionage campaign against Indian targets, according to new research.
Microsoft Security Intelligence earlier this week tweeted out that it has been tracking a campaign of remote access trojans (RATs) targeting the aerospace and travel industries with spear-phishing emails.
The U.S. security agencies have issued advisories against highly dangerous cyber threats from Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) operators (APT29, Cozy Bear, and Dukes), and the threat actors are adapting accordingly.
In July 2020, a cyber-enabled influence campaign, dubbed Ghostwriter, was spotted. It mainly targeted Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia. However, based on some developments reported by researchers, the campaign has been attributed to an uncategorized threat actor.