Hacking group POLONIUM uses ‘Creepy’ malware against Israel

Security researchers reveal previously unknown malware used by the cyber espionage hacking group ‘POLONIUM,’ threat actors who appear to target Israeli organizations exclusively.

According to ESET, POLONIUM uses a broad range of custom malware against engineering, IT, law, communications, marketing, and insurance firms in Israel. The group’s campaigns are still active at the time of writing.

Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence team first documented the group’s malicious activities in June 2022, linking POLONIUM threat actors in Lebanon with ties to Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS).

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Source: Bleeping Computer