Seedworm’ Attackers Target Telcos in Asia, Middle East

Seedworm’ Attackers Target Telcos in Asia_ Middle East

Focused attacks aimed at cyberespionage and lateral movements seem to suggest other group aspirations, including supply chain threats.

Attackers targeting telcos in the Middle East and Asia in the past six months have been linked to government-sponsored hijackers, according to researchers. Cyberespionage campaigns promote strong criminal collaboration to steal sensitive information, malware and reputable network resources available to steal data and disrupt supply channels.

Researchers revealed their findings on Tuesday in a report that the attack was targeted at a number of IT organizations and a charity. Although the initial vector of the attack is still unclear, the terrifying characters seem to gain access to the networks using the crime of stealing sensitive information and stealing information to move it aside.

Read More: Threatpost

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