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    Archive for March 6th, 2014




    In the past few weeks, we have received several reports of targeted attacks that exploited various application vulnerabilities to infiltrate various organizations. Similar to the Safe Campaign, the campaigns we noted went seemingly unnoticed and under the radar. The attackers orchestrating the campaign we call the Siesta Campaign used multicomponent malware to target certain institutions that fall under the following industries:

    • Consumer goods and services
    • Energy
    • Finance
    • Healthcare
    • Media and telecommunications
    • Public administration
    • Security and defense
    • Transport and traffic

    Threat actors don’t always rely on complex attack vectors to infiltrate an organization’s network. Attackers can also make use of basic social engineering techniques for their victims to take the bait, such as in our case study below. Read the rest of this entry »

     
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