BlackOasis

  • First known sample

    2015
  • Discovery

    2016
  • Number of targets

    1-100
  • Current status

    Active
  • Type

    Cyberespionage toolkit
  • Targeted platforms

    Windows
  • TOP targeted countries

    Afghanistan , Great Britain , Iran , Iraq , Jordan , Libya , Netherlands , Russia , Saudi Arabia
  • Connected attacks

  • The way of propagation

    Exploits , Social engineering
  • Purpose/Functions

    Cyberespionage
  • Special features
    Usage of exploits to zero-day vulnerabilities in popular software More details here
  • Targets

    Journalists , Politicians , Specific individuals
  • Description

    A cyberespionage set of activity that traditionally spreads “lawful surveillance” malware through zero-day exploits. Dating back to at least June 2015, those targeted are organizations and individuals involved in Middle Eastern politics, including opposition bloggers and activists and regional news correspondents.

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