Pro-Tibet groups targeted with ExileRAT in spy campaign

Researchers have uncovered a new cyberespionage campaign which is targeting pro-Tibetan individuals in order to distribute the ExileRAT Trojan.

On Monday, researchers from Cisco Talos said that the new campaign delivers a malicious Microsoft PowerPoint document containing the Remote Access Trojan (RAT) which is capable of stealing system and personal information, terminating or launching processes, surveillance and the theft of files.

The malware is being spread through a “Tibetan News” mailing list belonging to the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), an organization which is representing the Tibetan government-in-exile.

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Source:  ZDNet