Cybercriminals are following the latest cybersecurity news as much if not more than their victims, according to recent reports.

Threat Vector researchers have noted several instances of threat actors adapting to publications exposing their methods and changing tactics as they are reported on.

Earlier this year, threat actors behind the Promethium, a.k.a. StrongPity, malware made several changes after researchers at several organizations exposed aspects of both their malware toolset and the methods used by the group to deploy said malware, according to an Oct. 24 blog post.

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