Google Looks At Cybercrime Group's Various Modes Of Attack

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By Ben Kochman (March 17, 2022, 9:33 PM EDT) — A cybercrime group that sells access to victim networks to clients — including a notorious Russian ransomware gang — used artificial technology to create fake LinkedIn profiles in a campaign targeting at least 650 organizations worldwide, Google said Thursday.

The emerging group, which Google’s Threat Analysis Group is calling “Exotic Lily,” has at its peak sent 5,000 phishing emails a day to targets in the health care, IT and cybersecurity industries since at least September, the tech giant said in a blog post.

The group, which is still active and is believed to operate in central or Eastern Europe, has had…

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