This stealthy hacker-for-hire group is using phishing, malicious apps and zero-day attacks against its victims

Danny Palmer reports:

An extensive cyber-espionage operation by a hacker-for-hire group that uses phishing, social engineering, malicious apps, custom malware and zero-day attacks has been secretly targeting governments, private industry and individuals for years in what’s described as a diverse, patient and elusive hacking enterprise.

Dubbed Bahamut, the mercenary hacking group has been carrying out extensive operations against targets around the world in multi-pronged attacks that have been detailed by cybersecurity researchers at BlackBerry. The campaigns appear to have been operating since at least 2016.

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