BugDrop, the awesome operation that took control of PCs to steal more than 600GB of information

Security company CiberX has just announced the results of an investigation that points to one of the biggest and most sophisticated hacks of the last year. The operation called BugDrop attacked about 70 targets, from industries, infrastructure companies, scientific researchers, and even journalists and media, most of them based in Ukraine.

It is believed that BugDrop was able to obtain more than 600 GB of data including audio recordings, screenshots, documents and passwords. All of this was done by malicious Microsoft Word files, which after stealing the information was uploaded to Dropbox, later to be recovered by the attackers. Continue Reading