A highly sophisticated cyberespionage group called DarkHotel, which has been around for decades, is back in business.The hacker group is known for going after targets in the business sector, using luxury hotel’s Wi-Fi to hack and spy on victims. However, DarkHotel hackers have now changed their strategy and are targeting political figures instead of CEO’s, according to security experts. Although DarkHotel hackers previously typically used zero-day exploits in their campaigns, the cyberespionage group’s new multi-pronged attack vector includes a combination of whaling (advanced phishing), a new malware called Inexsmar as well as other complex attack methods.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times UK