Israeli officials are being catfished by APT-C-23 hackers

High-ranking Israeli officials are being catfished in a new cyberespionage campaign launched by APT-C-23.

AridViper, also known as APT-C-23, Desert Falcon, and Two-tailed Scorpion, is a politically-driven advanced persistent threat (APT) group active in the Middle East.

In the past, AridViper has conducted spear-phishing attacks against Palestinian law enforcement, military, and educational establishments, as well as the Israel Security Agency (ISA). In February, Cisco Talos researchers uncovered AridViper attacks against activists associated with the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Source: ZDNet