The Esile targeted attack campaign targeting various countries in the Southeast Asian region has been discussed in the media recently. This campaign – which was referred to by other researchers as Lotus Blossom – is believed to be the work of a nation-state actor due to the nature of the stolen information, which is more valuable to countries than either private companies or cybercriminals.

http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/the-state-of-the-esilelotus-blossom-campaign/