The Pakistan Air Force is the apparent target of a complex new state-sponsored attack campaign.
Security house Cylance said this week a state-sponsored group – dubbed the White Company by researchers – has been looking to get into the networks of the Pakistani military in a long-term targeted attack campaign known as Operation Shaheen.
Over the last year, Cylance claims, the White Company group has been targeting members of the Air Force with phishing emails that contain remote access trojans which, in turn, install logging and command-and-control malware payloads if activated.
By Shaun Nichols
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