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Calls to move online conversations to supposedly more secure platforms may not be as well-intentioned as they sound
Have you ever been asked to move your online conversations to another – and supposedly more secure – platform? This technique, often used by romance scammers, was recently used against a number of Indian and Pakistani netizens, possibly with military or political backgrounds. The targeted campaign – belonging to the APT group Transparent Tribe and described in detail by ESET researchers earlier this week – is distributing the CapraRAT backdoor via trojan-safe messaging and calling apps branded MeetsApp and MeetUp.
To learn more, watch the video. Be sure to read the blog too: Like fraud or espionage? Transparent Tribe lured Indian and Pakistani officials