back to article Wipro wasn't a one-off: Same hacking crew targeted scores of firms, big and small – researchers

The criminals behind the Wipro phishing attack from earlier this year also targeted Western Union, Expedia, Rackspace and a whole host of other big companies, according to threat intel outfit RiskIQ. In a report published this morning the firm said the Wipro attackers were running a much larger series of phishing campaigns, …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Windows

    It's not rocket science!

    Running Applocker would have been a good idea.

  2. John Brown (no body) Silver badge
    WTF?

    analysis of the actor-owned infrastructure

    WTF is "actor-owned infrastructure"? Bad actor? State Actor? Johnny Depp?

    1. jtaylor

      Re: analysis of the actor-owned infrastructure

      That does seem poorly phrased. I read it as "bad actor" and it appears to describe the attacker's infrastructure, because they identified multiple targets. Whether the attacker was state-sponsored or smuggles dogs is not reported, and probably not relevant to this news story.

  3. leadyrob
    Alert

    Hmm... Expedia

    > Targeted companies included <snip> Expedia ...

    I wonder if that explains my credit card being cloned having used ebookers earlier in the year ?

    1. Snorlax Silver badge

      Re: Hmm... Expedia

      Maybe ebookers don’t use https for payments either, and you got sniffed?

      https://twitter.com/malwarejake/status/1142031799788462086?s=21

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