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Chinese PostalFurious Target UAE Users with Sneaky SMS Phishing Scheme
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Chinese PostalFurious Target UAE Users with Sneaky SMS Phishing Scheme

According to Group-IB, a new SMS campaign that targets customers in the United Arab Emirates by impersonating postal services and toll operators has been connected to a Chinese-speaking phishing group known as PostalFurious. The deceptive method involves sending consumers phoney text messages that demand they pay a vehicle trip cost in order to avoid further fines. To mask the real phishing link, the messages also include a shortened URL. When the recipients click the link, they are taken to a false landing page where their personal information and payment information are collected read more Chinese PostalFurious Target UAE Users with Sneaky SMS Phishing Stay one step ahead of cyber threats with ReconBee.com. Explore our comprehensive coverage of recent cyber attacks, cybersecuri...
New PowerExchange Backdoor Used in Iranian Cyber Attack on UAE Government
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New PowerExchange Backdoor Used in Iranian Cyber Attack on UAE Government

An anonymous United Arab Emirates (UAE) government organisation was the target of a "simple yet effective" backdoor known as PowerExchange that was presumably created by an Iranian threat actor. A recent study from Fortinet FortiGuard Labs claims that the intrusion used email phishing as its initial access point and resulted in the execution of a.NET executable that was attached as a ZIP file. The malware, which pretends to be a PDF file, serves as a dropper for the final payload to run, which ultimately starts the backdoor read more New PowerExchange Backdoor Used in Iranian Cyber Attack on UAE Government. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and the latest cybersecurity news.
Hackers used spyware made in Spain to target users in the UAE, Google says
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Hackers used spyware made in Spain to target users in the UAE, Google says

Google announced the existence of Variston, a malware distributor that was previously unknown, in November 2022. The United Arab Emirates is where Google researchers claim they have observed hackers using Variston's tools. According to a report released on Wednesday by Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG), hackers were found to be targeting users of Samsung's native Android browser, which is a modified version of Chromium, who were located in the United Arab Emirates. In order to access the targets, the hackers sent text messages containing one-time web URLs that were chained together and used as vulnerabilities. According to a recent blog post by TAG read more Hackers used spyware made in Spain to target users in the UAE, Google says. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest ...