Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Researchers Discover Global Lebanese Cyber Espionage Campaign

Researchers Discover Global Lebanese Cyber Espionage Campaign

A nation-state group originating from Lebanon is likely behind a global cyber espionage campaign targeting defense contractor firms, telecommunications and media companies, and educational institutions in the US, Canada, UK, Turkey, Lebanon, and Israel, among others.

A recent report by Israeli-based software provider Check Point Software Technologies, LTD. revealed a carefully orchestrated advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign dubbed “Volatile Cedar” has successfully penetrated a large number of sensitive targets worldwide using various attack techniques, and specifically, a custom-made malware implant codenamed "Explosive."


Read more: http://www.hstoday.us/briefings/industry-news/single-article/researchers-discover-global-lebanese-cyber-espionage-campaign/81c0a5509e6d88a15157037bea5edab2.html



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