RedDawn Espionage Campaign Shows Mobile APTs on the Rise

A sophisticated and targeted mobile espionage campaign has been found targeting North Korean defectors. Mounted by a relatively new APT actor known as Sun Team, the offensive used Google Play and Facebook as attack vectors; and overall, it shows how quickly the mobile threat landscape is evolving as APTs shift tactics to focus on this segment.

The RedDawn campaign, as it has been dubbed by the researchers that observed it, planted three “unreleased” beta apps in Google Play that target Korean-speaking users.

Read more…
Source: ThreatPost