New advanced hacking group targets governments, engineers worldwide

A new hacking group targeting entities worldwide to spy on them has been unmasked by researchers.

Dubbed FamousSparrow by ESET, on Thursday, the team said that the advanced persistent threat (APT) group — many of whom are state-sponsored — is a new entry to the cyberespionage space.

Believed to have been active since at least 2019, the APT has been linked to attacks against governments, international organizations, engineering firms, legal companies, and the hospitality sector.

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Source: ZDNet