Hacking group accidentally infects itself with Remote Access Trojan horse

Over in the here’s-a-teeny-tiny-violin-for-you department, Graham Cluley writes:

Patchwork, an Indian hacking group also known by such bizarre names as Hangover Group, Dropping Elephant, Chinastrats, and Monsoon, has proven the old adage that to err is human, but to really cock things up you need to be a cybercriminal.

The hackers, who have become notorious for launching spear phishing attacks against Pakistani institutions, managed to infect themselves with their own Remote Access Trojan (RAT) in January, according to experts at Malwarebytes.

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