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Muddled Libra Shifts Focus to SaaS and Cloud for Extortion and Data Theft Attacks
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Muddled Libra Shifts Focus to SaaS and Cloud for Extortion and Data Theft Attacks

In an attempt to steal sensitive data, the threat actor known as Muddled Libra has been seen aggressively attacking cloud service provider (CSP) environments and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. Businesses frequently use CSP services and keep a range of data in SaaS applications, according to a report released last week by Palo Alto Networks Unit 42. In an effort to make money off of their labor, the threat actors have started seeking to exploit some of this data to help advance their attacks and to use for extortion. Known by several aliases, including UNC3944, Starfraud, Scatter Swine, and Scattered Spider, Muddled Libra is a well-known cybercrime organization that has used advanced social engineering strategies to obtain early access to target networks read more Mudd...