Symantec Discovers New Cyber Espionage Campaign Targeting Middle Eastern Government and Business …



Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security
company, announced
the new discovery of a cyber espionage campaign from a group called
Leafminer, which has been targeting government organizations and
business verticals across the Middle East since at least early 2017.

Leafminer attempts to infiltrate target networks using three main
techniques for intrusion: watering hole websites, vulnerability scans of
network services on the internet, and brute-force/dictionary login
attempts. The group’s post-compromise toolkit suggests that it is

... read more at: