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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 ...