CHECK POINT RESEARCHERS DISCOVER GLOBAL LEBANESE CYBER ESPIONAGE CAMPAIGN ATTACKING MORE THAN 10 COUNTRIES

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Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., the largest pure-play security vendor globally, today released a report detailing the discovery of a dangerous spyware campaign originating in Lebanon with political ties.

Researchers in Check Point’s Malware and Vulnerability Research Group uncovered an attack campaign called Volatile Cedar, which uses a custom-made malware implant codenamed Explosive. Already attacking computers globally since 2012, this campaign has successfully penetrated a large number of sensitive targets across the globe, during which time it has allowed the attackers to monitor victims’ actions and steal data.

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