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Ongoing Attacks Hit West African Financial Institutions Since Mid-2017

Financial institutions in Cameroon, Congo (DR), Equatorial Guinea, Ghana and Ivory Coast have been targeted by unknown threat actors in a cyberattack campaign that started in mid-2017 and is still ongoing.

According to security researchers with Symantec, the attackers have been using a variety of open-source and off-the shelf malware tools including banking Trojans, remote access Trojans (RAT) and living off the land techniques as part of four distinct attack types.

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