Sophisticated Hacks Against Android, Windows Reveal Zero-Day Trove


Google researchers have detailed a major hacking campaign that was detected in early 2020, which mounted a series of sophisticated attacks, some using zero-day flaws, against Windows and Android platforms.

Working together, researchers from Google Project Zero and the Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) uncovered the attacks, which were “performed by a highly sophisticated actor,” Ryan from Project Zero wrote in the first of a six-part blog series on their research.

“We discovered two exploit servers delivering different exploit chains via watering-hole attacks,” he wrote. “One server targeted Windows users, the other targeted Android.”

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Source: ThreatPost