A report from Norman Shark’s security analyst team entitled Operation Hangover details a cyber campaign that is believed to be gathering information from national security targets and private sector companies mostly based in Pakistan, but also in the UK and United States. The Operation Hangover campaign is reliant on previously identified vulnerabilities in popular software (such as Word) and browsers (including Java).

If left unaddressed Operation Hangover will purportedly cause “lasting damage” to UK businesses. What’s more, the failure of Mac users to recognize that there may be a threat to their systems, Kaspersky security expert David Emm told “Macworld UK.”