China-sponsored APT group targets government ministries in the Americas

An advanced persistent threat (APT) group named Flea has been carrying out attacks against foreign affairs ministries in North and South America using a new backdoor called Graphican, according to a report by the Symantec Threat Hunter Team.

The campaign ran from late 2022 into early 2023. It also targeted a government finance department in a country in the Americas and a corporation that sells products in Central and South America. There was also one victim based in a European country, according to the report.

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