[HackerNews] Malware Attack on Aviation Sector Uncovered After Going Unnoticed for 2 Years

A targeted phishing campaign aimed at the aviation industry for two years may be spearheaded by a threat actor operating out of Nigeria, highlighting how attackers can carry out small-scale cyber offensives for extended periods of time while staying under the radar.
Cisco Talos dubbed the malware attacks “Operation Layover,” building on previous research from the Microsoft Security Intelligence

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