APT actors increasingly turn to exploits to launch attacks

Advanced threat actors are continuously changing their tactics, sharpening their toolsets, and launching new waves of activity. That’s why, to keep users and organisations informed about the threats they face, Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis team provides quarterly reports about the most important developments in the advanced persistent threat landscape.

Advanced threat actors engaged in cyberespionage up their game in new campaign

Kaspersky researchers uncovered an advanced cyberespionage campaign targeting entities in the government and military sector in Vietnam. The final payload is a remote administration tool that provides full control over the infected device. Further analysis suggested that this campaign was conducted by a group related to Cycldek, a Chinese-speaking threat group active since at least 2013.


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