StrongPity, aka Promethium, a potentially state-sponsored APT group active since 2012, isn’t letting exposed campaigns in recent years stop it from trying to install malware around the world, particularly in warzones such as Syria.
Two separate reports this week from Cisco Talos and Bitdefender suggest the attackers are getting more aggressive in their geo-targeted malicious activities.
The infection vector appears to be a global moving target. Recent StrongPity3 attempts identified by Talos focused on Colombia, India, Canada and Vietnam.
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