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Earth Empusa targets minority group with Android ActionSpy spyware

The Earth Empusa threat group is distributing new Android spyware, dubbed ActionSpy, through watering hole attacks to targets Turkic minority group. Researchers warn that the Earth Empusa (aka POISON CARP/Evil Eye) threat group is targeting the Uyghurs, a Turkic minority ethnic group originating from and culturally affiliated with the general region of Ce
Publish At:2020-06-15 03:51 | Read:438 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware

New Android Spyware ActionSpy Revealed via Phishing Attacks from Earth Empusa

By Ecular Xu and Joseph C. Chen While tracking Earth Empura, also known as POISON CARP/Evil Eye, we identified an undocumented Android spyware we have named ActionSpy (detected by Trend Micro as AndroidOS_ActionSpy.HRX). During the first quarter of 2020, we observed Earth Empusa’s activity targeting users in Tibet and Turkey before they extended their scope
Publish At:2020-06-12 03:29 | Read:542 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile ActionSpy android Earth Empusa Ekran Uyghur


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