The threat group Fin6 has been connected to a string of point-of-sale attacks against VMWare Horizon thin clients.

The security firm Morphisec Labs reported the attacks have been taking place for eight to 10 weeks with a particular spike on Feb. 6 that saw numerous attempted downloads of the Cobalt Strike backdoor.

Morphisec has tentatively connected the attacks to Fin6, although it noted there are some indicators the EmpireMonkey group could also be involved.

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