SideWinder APT Attacks Regional Targets in New Campaign


In connection with the Indian APT organisation SideWinder, security experts have uncovered dozens of new geographical targets and new cyberattack capabilities. In a recent analysis from Group-IB, Old snake, new skin: Investigation of SideWinder APT activity between June and November 2021, the alleged state-sponsored organisation, also known as Rattlesnake, Hardcore Nationalist (HN2), and T-APT4, is highlighted. The threat intelligence company found SideWinder threat actors attempted to assault 61 government, military, law enforcement, and other targets in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Nepal, and Sri Lanka during the course of the six-month period.

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