Friday, September 24, 2021

Talos Takes Ep. #69: Our armadillo in shining armor

By Jon Munshaw.

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We also preach the importance of multi-factor authentication. But what happens when the bad guys start going after those apps?

Asheer Maholtra and his colleagues have recently been tracking Operation: Armor Piercer, a new campaign targeted at military contractors and government agencies on the Indian subcontinent. The campaigns are themed around trying to pretend like the lure documents are associated with a popular MFA app used in the region.

Asheer joins Talos Takes this week to discuss this campaign and provide some advice to MFA users to make sure they're accessing the right apps, notifications and messages. He also discusses the similarities Armor Piercer has to other threat actors in the region like SideCopy and Transparent Tribe

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