APT Hackers for Hire Used for Industrial Espionage

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From labs.bitdefender.com

Bitdefender recently investigated an APT-style cyberespionage attack targeting an international architectural and video production company, pointing to an advanced threat actor and South Korean-based C&C infrastructure.

The targeted company is known to have been collaborating in billion-dollar real estate projects in New York, London, Australia, and Oman. The sophistication of the attack reveals that the APT-style group had prior knowledge of the company’s security systems and used software applications, carefully planning their attack to infiltrate the company and exfiltrate data undetected.

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