Earth Vetala

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Earth Vetala is a notorious threat actor that has been active in the cyber world for some time now. This group is known by several names such as Boggy Serpens, Cobalt Ulster, ITG17, Mercury, Seedworm, Static Kitten, TEMP.Zagros, and Yellow Nix, making it difficult to track their activities. Earth Vetala has been responsible for several high-profile cyberattacks targeting government agencies, private organizations, and NGOs worldwide. In recent years, Earth Vetala has been linked to various attacks, including the highly sophisticated malware campaigns against Middle Eastern entities. The group also has a history of using spear-phishing techniques to infiltrate networks and steal sensitive data. It's believed they are funded by a nation-state, although the identity of the sponsor(s) remains unknown. One of the most notable attacks attributed to Earth Vetala occurred in 2018 when the group used a malicious document disguised as a job vacancy announcement to infect the computer systems of numerous targets across the Middle East and Europe. The malware enabled Earth Vetala to gain control of the infected machines, allowing them to steal sensitive information and launch further attacks. Overall, Earth Vetala poses a significant threat to global security, and cybersecurity experts must remain vigilant in monitoring their activities.
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CERT-EU
a year ago
MuddyWater + DEV-1084: исследователи кибербезопасности выявили эффективный союз иранских злоумышленников
CERT-EU
5 months ago
Iranian Hackers Using MuddyC2Go in Telecom Espionage Attacks Across Africa | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
a year ago
Iran-Based Hackers Caught Carrying Out Destructive Attacks Under Ransomware Guise