Companies from over thirty countries around the world have recently been targeted by a malicious campaign dubbed “Operation Ghoul”. According to Middle Eastern folklore (and to some of our favorite Supernatural episodes #wink), a ghoul is an evil spirit, a shapeshifting demon, a monstrous creature that can feed on human flesh.

In spoken Arabic, the term is also used to describe a person who is extremely avaricious. As such, it does not come as a surprise that we are faced with a group of cybercriminals whose sole motivation lies in the financial gain.

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