Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Italian Hackers and Eye Pyramid Malware

Italian authorities have arrested a brother and sister hacking team in connection with the hacking of over 18,000 emails; to include Italian politicians, Vatican officials, and the European Central Bank. Giulio Occhionero and his sister Francesca Maria are alleged to have committed cyber-crimes which began in 2012. G. Occhionero developed a proprietary keylogger malware named Eye Pyramid. This information is being supplied for your situational awareness.
  • The Eye Pyramid malware operation began in 2012 via the Occhionero’s.
  • Eye Pyramid is keylogger malware which captured over 1,700 passwords.
  • This very basic malware demonstrates the ease of utilization, with high consequences...READ MORE
Publication Date: 11 January 2017
Handling Requirements: Traffic light protocol (TLP) GREEN
Attribution/Threat Actors: Eye Pyramid/Giulio Occhionero, Francesca Maria Occhionero
Actor Type: Adversary capabilities have been assessed as Tier III
Potential Targets: Italian politicians, Vatican officials and European Central Bank
Past Reporting: Red Sky Alliance: DOC-2971, 3331, 3254

The full report may be viewed in the Red Sky Alliance as DOC-4612. 
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