Trend Micro Discovers Cyberespionage Campaign Targeting Middle Eastern Countries

Trend Micro announced that they uncovered a cyberespionage campaign targeting Middle Eastern countries. Now referred to as “Bouncing Golf” based on the malware’s code in the package named “golf”, the malware involved is notable for its wide range of cyberespionage capabilities.

Monitoring the command and control (C&C) servers used by Bouncing Golf, Trend Micro has so far observed more than 660 Android devices infected with GolfSpy. Much of the information being stolen appear to be military related.

What started out as a threat to Middle Eastern countries is likely to increase and diversify. To deep dive into what this means for the mobile threat landscape worldwide, learn best practices to protect users and understand how organizations should ensure that they balance mobility and security, please read the full report here.

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