APT Hackers Infect Routers to Covertly Implant Slingshot Spying Malware

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Security researchers at Kaspersky have identified a sophisticated APT hacking group that has been operating since at least 2012 without being noticed due to their complex and clever hacking techniques.

The hacking group used a piece of advanced malware—dubbed Slingshot—to infect hundreds of thousands of victims in the Middle East and Africa by hacking into their routers.

According to a

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