Russian hackers use fake NATO training docs to breach govt networks


A Russian hacker group known by names, APT28, Fancy Bear, Sofacy, Sednit, and STRONTIUM, is behind a targeted attack campaign aimed at government bodies.

The group delivered a hard-to-detect strand of Zebrocy Delphi malware under the pretense of providing NATO training materials.

Researchers further inspected the files containing the payload and discovered these impersonated JPG files showing NATO images when opened on a computer.

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Source: Bleeping Computer