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DarkHydrus abuses Google Drive to spread RogueRobin Trojan

Researchers with the 360 Threat Intelligence Center (360TIC) have spotted a new attack campaign by the DarkHydrus advanced persistent threat (APT) group, also called Lazy Meerkat, which goes after political targets in the Middle East.

DarkHydrus is known for targeting victims with spear-phishing emails and is currently spreading the RogueRobin backdoor Trojan through malicious Microsoft Excel documents. The Trojan has the capability to use Google Drive for storing information stolen from infected devices in case the command-and-control (C2) server controlled by the attackers is unavailable.

Read more: DarkHydrus abuses Google Drive to spread RogueRobin Trojan

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