Google Uncovered Tool used by Iranian APT Hackers to Steal Email Data


Google Uncovered Tool

There has been an addition to the Iranian APR group Charming Kitten’s malware arsenal recently with the addition of a new malicious tool. This newly added tool authorizes the threat actors to retrieve user data from the following accounts:- 

  • Gmail
  • Yahoo!
  • Microsoft Outlook

The tool was discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) and is called Hyperscrape. By initiating a fake session or stealing credentials, the attacker will pose as a legitimate user in order to initiate the authentication process. 

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