Author: Lulu Chang / Source: Digital Trends
Russian hackers are targeting business-level hotels in a form of attack that nabs guest information, including usernames and password.
Hotel guests already have enough anxiety-inducing fodder to make their stays a bit less than desirable. From the odd stain on the carpet to the questionable bedspread to the toilet that just won’t stop flushing (or won’t flush at all), there are plenty of reasons to think twice about even the nicest of temporary residences. And now, there’s one more.
As per a new report from security firm FireEye, a Russian hacker group called APT28, or Fancy Bear, has been targeting hotel Wi-Fi networks to spy on guests. And in recent months, the group has reportedly begun to use a leaked NSA hacking tool to make their attacks more sophisticated still.
“FireEye has moderate confidence that a campaign targeting the hospitality sector is attributed to Russian actor APT28,” the firm wrote. “We believe this activity, which dates back to at least July 2017,…
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