Sidewinder APT Group, which has been working in the interest of Indian Government, has been observed targeting Pakistani Government Officials through its latest campaigns with a decoy document related to investment in Balochistan Province. This APT group has been actively targeting South Asian countries throughout 2020 and fresh IoCs are still being detected in 2021. In earlier months, it was found targeting Pakistan Air Force with malicious samples of PAF Calender 2021. Other recent campaigns include targeting Pakistanis and Chinese military & government entities windows machines as well as mobile phones often using weaponized word documents & custom build mobile apps for information theft & espionage.
Information theft and espionage