ESET Research discovers watering hole attacks on websites in the Middle East with links to Candiru spyware

ESET reveals research into a campaign of strategic web compromises targeting the websites of media, government, internet service providers and aerospace/military tech companies, with links to the Middle East and a strong focus on Yemen and the surrounding conflict.  The targets are located in the Middle East: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen; in Europe: Italy, … More ESET Research discovers watering hole attacks on websites in the Middle East with links to Candiru spyware

Turla’s watering hole campaign: an updated Firefox Extension abusing Instagram

Some of the tactics used in APT attacks die hard. A good example is provided by Turla’s watering hole campaigns. This group, which has been targeting governments, government officials and diplomats for years, is still using watering hole techniques to redirect potentially interesting victims to their C&C infrastructure. In fact, they have been using them … More Turla’s watering hole campaign: an updated Firefox Extension abusing Instagram