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Darkhotel APT uses Hacking Team exploit to target specific systems

2015/08/11

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab reported that the Darkhotel advanced persistent threat (APT) group recently started leveraging a Flash zero-day vulnerability revealed in the July Hacking Team Breach to target specific systems, and that the group has been using a variety of techniques to attack defense industrial bases, energy policy makers, militaries, governments, electronics, pharmaceutical organizations, and medical providers in countries across Europe and Asia.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/darkhotel-apt-uses-hacking-team-exploit-target-specific-systems

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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