As part of a recently noticed effort, threat actors connected to the hacking group known as Patchwork have been seen targeting universities and research organizations in China.
According to the KnownSec 404 Team, the action involved the usage of a backdoor known as EyeShell. Patchwork, also known as Operation Hangover and Zinc Emerson, is thought to be an Indian-affiliated threat organization.
Active at least since December 2015, the group’s attack chains have a specific target in mind and frequently target Pakistan and China with tailored implants like BAD NEWS via spear-phishing and watering hole attacks read more Patchwork Hackers Target Chinese Research Organizations Using EyeShell Backdoor.
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