Darkhotel expands targets, ups sophistication, leverages Hacking Team exploit

Darkhotel — the elite spying group discovered luxury hotels’ Wi-Fi networks last year — is back with new targets, new defensive capabilities, and a new zero-day exploit courtesy of the Hacking Team leak.

According to a report released Monday by Kaspersky Lab, Darkhotel is not known to have been a client of the Italian Hacking Team spyware company, but took advantage of the zero-day exploit after it was leaked last month.

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