A well-known hacking group is getting better at evading detection
A new report focuses on OopsIE, a trojan first tracked earlier this year, being used in spearphishing attacks against a highly targeted a Middle Eastern government agency.
Another well-known hacking group using leaked NSA hacking tools
Most of the tools used by Chafer, including SMB hacking tools like EternalBlue, were stolen from the NSA and are freely available on the public internet.
Iran-linked hackers used Microsoft Word flaw against Israeli targets, security firm says
The hacking group, dubbed OilRig by security researchers and believed to be tied to Iranian intelligence services, utilized a software flaw that allows attackers to execute a remote computer intrusion to take full control of a target device while leaving little or no trace, said Michael Gorelik, vice president of Israeli security firm Morphisec.