Threat actors have hijacked the tools of Indian human rights lawyers, activists and defenders, planted overwhelming evidence to arrest them, warns researchers.
The actor, called ModifiedElephant, has been in it for at least 10 years, and is still active. The focus has been since 2012, and sooner or later, hundreds of groups and individuals – some more often – according to SentinelLabs researchers.
Tom Hegel, a threat researcher at SentinelOne, said in a Wednesday post that the ongoing threat group (APT) – which may have been linked to the commercial surveillance industry – had been mixing up and using unusual crime tools such as remote access Trojans (RATs).
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