Hacking Group Dropping Malware Via Facebook, Cloud Services

Akshaya Asokan reports:

“Molerats,” an Arabic-speaking advanced persistent threat group that has been targeting victims mainly in the Middle East for several years, is now abusing Facebook accounts, as well as other cloud-based platforms, to deploy previously undocumented malware as part of an ongoing espionage campaign, according to security firm Cybereason.

The hacking group, which is also known as the Gaza Cybergang, is a politically motivated organization that has been active since at least 2012.

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