Arid Viper

Pierluigi Paganini December 16, 2020
PyMICROPSIA Windows malware includes checks for Linux and macOS

Experts discovered a new Windows info-stealer, named PyMICROPSIA, linked to AridViper group that is rapidly evolving to target other platforms. Experts from Palo Alto Networks’s Unit 42 discovered a new Windows info-stealing malware, named PyMICROPSIA, that might be used soon to also target Linux and macOS systems. Experts spotted the PyMICROPSIA info stealer while investigating […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2018
Hamas cyber-operatives lure Israeli soldiers to spyware hidden in tainted apps

Israeli military intelligence accused Hamas operatives of creating tainted apps to lure soldiers into downloading spyware onto their phones. According to a report published by the Israeli military, Hamas hackers are attempting to lure Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers into installing tainted apps on their devices. Israeli military already blamed Hamas of similar attacks, but this […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 19, 2015
Arid Viper – Israel entities targeted by malware packaged with sex video

Attackers behind the Arid Viper and the Yanbian Gang exploited sex  content for their campaigns against victims in Israel and Kuwait, and South Korea. Security experts at Trend Micro have uncovered a cyber espionage campaign, dubbed Operation Arid Viper, that targeted Israeli institutions. The Operation Arid Viper is run by Arab-speaking hackers that sought to extract […]