Who was behind this unprecedented Cyber attack on Western infrastructure?

Who was behind this unprecedented Cyber attack on Western infrastructure?

In late 2016, Cyber threat analysts in PwC and BAE Systems began assisting victims of a new global cyber espionage campaign. They named the campaign Operation Cloud Hopper.

Cloud Hopper turned out to be an attack of unprecedented scale that targeted companies known as “managed IT service providers”, or MSPs. Because MSPs manage the IT systems of hundreds of clients, the technique used by the Cloud Hopper attackers was highly effective – they gained access not only to the sensitive data of the MSPs themselves, but also to their clients globally.

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