Vietnamese hackers attack UK, US and India with DarkGate malware

Victims lured to download infected job descriptions and salary details

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Vietnamese hackers attack UK, US and India with DarkGate malware
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Vietnamese hackers attack UK, US and India with DarkGate malware

In a recent surge of cyberattacks, malicious actors from Vietnam have been identified using a variety of Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) infostealers and Remote Access Trojans (RATs) with an aim to target the digital marketing sector in the United States, United Kingdom and India.

Last week, security researchers at WithSecure released a report, highlighting an overlap in the tools used in these cyberattacks. The report said the cybercriminals are deploying a powerful blen...

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