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MirrorFace MirrorStealer Operation LiberalFace

Updated on 2022-12-15: Operation LiberalFace

ESET has a report on a campaign launched by MirrorFace, a suspected Chinese APT, that targeted Japanese political entities a few weeks before the House of Councillors elections. Read more: Unmasking MirrorFace: Operation LiberalFace targeting Japanese political entities


The MirrorFace hacking group was found targeting Japanese politicians for weeks before the House of Councillors elections in July, via a previously undocumented credential stealer, dubbed MirrorStealer. Read more: Unmasking MirrorFace: Operation LiberalFace targeting Japanese political entities

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