BackdoorDiplomacy targets the telecom industry in the Middle East

Threat Level – Red | Vulnerability Report
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BackdoorDiplomacy, an advanced persistent threat (APT) gang with roots in China, is most likely behind a hostile campaign targeting the Middle East. The espionage action, aimed at a Middle Eastern telecom operator, is reported to have begun on August 19, 2021, with the successful exploitation of ProxyShell weaknesses (CVE-2021-26855) in the Microsoft Exchange Server.

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