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Operation Sharper Machete

A cyber espionage operation was discovered targeting the government, military, education, police, and foreign affairs sectors in the Central and South American regions. The threat actor behind the campaign used spear-phishing emails with malicious attachments to drop the Machete backdoor capable of exfiltrating sensitive information including screenshots, keystrokes, documents, and geolocation.
Name Modified Date Sources
Operation Sharper Machete 2019-08-12