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APT Careto

02/10/2014
Careto malware is discovered by Kaspersky, active since 2007 and operates in over 31 countries with critical targets such as government agencies, embassies and diplomatic offices, oil and gas companies or research organizations.
This APT,it seems to be developed by Spanish speakers, is special is due to its complexity. It has multiple components (malware, rootkits and bootkits), plus versions for Mac OS X, Linux and possibly Android and iOS. As a mechanism of infection, using spear phishing to lead their victims to websites with various exploits.