New APT Group Launches Rare Espionage Attacks Against Industrial Targets
UK Parliament committee says Huawei colludes with the Chinese government, Apple pays researchers nearly $300K for finding bugs in online platform, Facebook launches bug bounty loyalty program and more
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have uncovered an APT group called MontysThree that has launched a series of espionage attacks against industrial targets in a campaign that dates back to 2018. Kaspersky says that espionage of government and business targets is common, although these kinds of spying attacks on industrial targets are rare. The group uses a toolset that it calls MT3, which consists of separate modules, including a loader which obfuscates itself using steganography, making it hard to detect the group’s activities. (Tara Seals / Threatpost)
Related: Kaspersky Lab official blog, Securelist
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