“Certain countries use zero day exploits and other techniques to realize digital advice about the actions of human rights activists,” Royal wrote in an email to KrebsOnSecurity, noting that the location appears to have been compromised since as a minimum Dec. 16. “Of course, a subset of these activists are too smart to click links in even well worded spearphishing emails. But what if you compromised a domain frequented by these activists e. g.
, Amnesty International?Then your goals come to you. The context specific damage competencies is huge.