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Chinese APT group uses Hacking Team's Flash Player exploit

2015/07/10

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Volexity reported that the Wekby advanced persistent threat group (APT), also known as APT 18, Dynamite Panda, and TG-0416, was leveraging an Adobe Flash Player exploit revealed through the July breach of the software company Hacking Team by sending spear-phishing emails purporting to be from Adobe which directed users to download a compromised Flash Player file containing malware.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/chinese-apt-group-uses-hacking-team%E2%80%99s-flash-player-exploit

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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