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Blind Eagle Hackers Return with Refined Tools and Sophisticated Infection Chain
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Blind Eagle Hackers Return with Refined Tools and Sophisticated Infection Chain

With a more sophisticated toolkit and a complex infection chain, the financially motivated threat actor known as Blind Eagle has reappeared in assaults on organizations in Colombia and Ecuador. The most recent research from Check Point provides fresh insights into the strategies and methods used by the Spanish-speaking population, including the employment of sophisticated tools and government-themed baits to activate the kill chain. Blind Eagle, also known as APT-C-36, is unique for its limited geographic scope and has been attacking South American countries without discrimination at least since 2018. Trend Micro documented Blind Eagle's actions in September 2021, spotting a spear-phishing campaign primarily targeting Colombians read the complete article Blind Eagle Hackers Retur...