Each day, as the novel coronavirus multiplies and spreads, so do cyber scams capitalizing on users' fears and thirst for knowledge concerning this pandemic. The perpetrators, and their victims, are based all over the world, as evidenced by two recently discovered global APT-style campaigns designed to spread remote access trojans.
Fake Indian Health Advisory spreads Crimson RAT
APT36, a reputed Pakistani APT group with designs on Indian targets, has launched an email-based spear phishing campaign that delivers the Crimson RAT trojan via links to a malicious document that purports to come from the Indian government.
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