On March 8, 2018, Securingtomorrow.mcafee.com reported that North Korean cybercrime group Hidden Cobra had targeted Turkish financial organizations in a cyberattack on March 2-3. The organizations were targeted using spear-phishing emails with a malicious Microsoft Word document containing an embedded Adobe Flash exploit and a Bankshot implant. The report said: "The implant's first target was a major government-controlled financial organization. It next appeared in another Turkish government organization involved in finance and trade. A further three large financial institutions in Turkey were victims of this attack."Source: Securingtomorrow.mcafee.com, March 8, 2018.
March 12, 2018
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