Uncovered: APT ‘Hackers For Hire’ Target Financial, Entertainment Firms

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A hackers-for-hire operation has been discovered using a strain of previously undocumented malware to target South Asian financial institutions and global entertainment companies.
Dubbed “CostaRicto” by Blackberry researchers, the campaign appears to be the handiwork of APT mercenaries who possess bespoke malware tooling and complex VPN proxy and SSH tunneling capabilities.
“CostaRicto targets