‘0ktapus’ hackers are back and targeting tech and gaming companies, says leaked report


According to a report acquired by TechCrunch, the hackers who purportedly attacked more than 130 firms last year and stole the login information for close to 10,000 workers are still focusing on a number of IT and video gaming companies. The hackers are referred to as “Scattered Spider” in the report written by cybersecurity company CrowdStrike. The business made reference to the study released by Group-IB, another cybersecurity organisation, last year when it stated that this group is also known as “Roasted 0ktapus” in a prior report that was made publicly available. The industry generally believes that Scattered Spider and 0ktapus are the same outfit, according to two cybersecurity insiders who requested anonymity because they were not authorised to speak to the press.

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