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Pegasus spyware detected in Armenia and Azerbaijan
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Pegasus spyware detected in Armenia and Azerbaijan

The infamous Pegasus spyware has made another appearance, this time in the context of a protracted border conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, where it is suspected that it was used to spy on political elites and dissidents in both countries. The digital rights organisation Access Now reported today that it believes Azerbaijan used Pegasus between October 2020 and December 2022 to target the Apple devices of at least twelve people in Armenia in connection with an ongoing border dispute with Armenia over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory. According to Access Now, Azerbaijan likewise applied Pegasus to its own residents. 245 Azerbaijanis may have been the target, according to further investigation by Amnesty International read more Pegasus spyware detected in Armenia and Aze...
Armenia and Azerbaijan Hackers Use OxtaRAT to Monitor Conflict
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Armenia and Azerbaijan Hackers Use OxtaRAT to Monitor Conflict

Security researchers at Check Point Research have discovered a malware campaign launched in November 2022 against targets in Armenia (CPR). The campaign utilised a backdoor that the security company identified as OxtaRAT, according to a warning issued on Thursday. According to the technical description, the most recent version of OxtaRAT is a polyglot file that combines an image and a compiled AutoIT script. A web shell can be installed, port scanning is performed, a web shell can be installed, the compromised system can be remotely controlled with Tight VNC, footage from the web camera and desktop can be recorded, and more are all features of the tool read more Armenia and Azerbaijan Hackers Use OxtaRAT to Monitor Conflict. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with...