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aka: Nomadic Octopus

Prodaft researchers have published a report on Paperbug, a cyber-espionage campaign carried out by suspected Russian-speaking group Nomadic Octopus and which targeted entities in Tajikistan. According to Prodaft, known compromised victims included high-ranking government officials, telcos, and public service infrastructures. Compromised devices also included OT devices, besides your typical computers, servers, and mobile devices. In typical Prodaft fashion, the company also gained access to one of the group's C&C server backend panels.

Associated Families

There are currently no families associated with this actor.

2023-04-27PRODAFT Threat IntelligencePRODAFT
Nomadic Octopus’ Paperbug Campaign
Octopus DustSquad
2018-10-15Kaspersky LabsGReAT
Octopus-infested seas of Central Asia
Octopus DustSquad
2018-10-04Virus BulletinAnton Cherepanov
Nomadic Octopus: cyber espionage in Central Asia

Credits: MISP Project