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Microsoft seized 42 domains used by the China-linked APT15 cyberespionage group

Microsoft seized dozens of malicious domains used by the China-linked APT15 group to target organizations worldwide. Microsoft announced to have obtained a court warrant that allowed it to seize 42 domains used by a China-linked APT15 group (aka Nickel, Ke3chang, Mirage, Vixen Panda, Royal APT and Playful Dragon) in recent operations that targeted organi
Publish At:2021-12-07 06:23 | Read:859 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Laws and regulations APT15 China Hacking h

China-linked LightBasin group accessed calling records from telcos worldwide

China-linked cyberespionage group LightBasin hacked mobile telephone networks around the world and used specialized tools to access calling records. A China-linked hacking group, tracked as LightBasin (aka UNC1945), hacked mobile telephone networks around the globe and used specialized tools to access calling records and text messages from telecommunicati
Publish At:2021-10-20 11:44 | Read:975 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Chinese APT IronHusky use Win zero-day in recent wave of attacks

A Chinese-speaking hacking group exploited a Windows zero-day vulnerability in a wave of attacks on defense and IT businesses. A Chinese-speaking hacking group exploited a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows Win32k kernel driver to deploy a new remote access trojan (RAT), tracked as MysterySnail. The attacks were conducted between late August and e
Publish At:2021-10-13 03:52 | Read:1836 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware China hacking news information

China-linked APT31 targets Russia for the first time

China-linked APT31 group employed a new strain of malware in attacks aimed at entities in Mongolia, Belarus, Canada, the US, and Russia. Researchers from Positive Technologies reported that China-linked APT31 group has been using a new piece of malware in a recent wave of attacks targeting Mongolia, Belarus, Canada, the United States, and Russia. Exp
Publish At:2021-08-04 12:27 | Read:1484 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Hacking APT31 China Cyberespionage Cybersecurity cyberse

China-linked APT groups target telecom companies in Southeast Asia

China linked APT groups have targeted networks of at least five major telecommunications companies operating in Southeast Asia since 2017. Cybereason researchers identified three clusters of activity associated with China-linked threat actors that carried out a series of attacks against networks of at least five major telecommunications companies loc
Publish At:2021-08-03 16:57 | Read:1366 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking China cyberepionage

GhostEmperor, a new Chinese-speaking threat actor targets Southeast Asia

Kaspersky experts spotted a previously undocumented Chinese-speaking threat actor, tracked as GhostEmperor, that is targeting Microsoft Exchange flaws in attacks on high-profile victims. Kaspersky spotted a new Chinese-speaking threat actor, tracked as GhostEmperor, that is targeting Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities in attacks aimed at high-profile vict
Publish At:2021-08-01 13:00 | Read:1469 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking China Cybercrime GhostEmperor hack

France ANSSI agency warns of APT31 campaign against French organizations

French cyber-security agency ANSSI warned of an ongoing cyberespionage campaign aimed at French organizations carried out by China-linked APT31 group. The French national cyber-security agency ANSSI warned of ongoing attacks against a large number of French organizations conducted by the Chine-linked APT31 cyberespionage group. The state-sponsored hack
Publish At:2021-07-21 14:39 | Read:1712 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence APT31 China Chinese h

US DoJ indicts four members of China-linked APT40 cyberespionage group

US DoJ indicted four members of the China-linked cyberespionage group known as APT40 for hacking various entities between 2011 and 2018. The U.S. Justice Department (DoJ) indicted four members of the China-linked cyber espionage group APT40 (aka TEMP.Periscope, TEMP.Jumper, and Leviathan) for hacking tens of government organizations, private businesses an
Publish At:2021-07-19 19:45 | Read:1561 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking APT40 China Cybersecurity DoJ hack

China-linked hacking group DEV-0322 behind Solarwinds Serv-U zero-day attacks

Microsoft attributes the recent attacks that have targeted SolarWinds file transfer servers to a China-linked APT group that the experts tracked as DEV-0322. Microsoft said that the recent attacks against SolarWinds file transfer servers were carried out by a Chinese hacking group tracked as DEV-0322. This week SolarWinds addressed a zero-day remote co
Publish At:2021-07-14 05:35 | Read:1172 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking China Cybersecurity

Norway blames China-linked APT31 for 2018 government hack

Norway police secret service states said that China-linked APT31 group was behind the 2018 cyberattack on the government’s IT network. Norway’s Police Security Service (PST) said that the China-linked APT31 cyberespionage group was behind the attack that breached the government’s IT network in 2018. The attribution of the attack to the APT31 grouo is b
Publish At:2021-06-20 15:10 | Read:1133 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT31 C

RedFoxtrot operations linked to China’s PLA Unit 69010 due to bad opsec

Experts attribute a series of cyber-espionage campaigns dating back to 2014, and focused on gathering military intelligence, to China-linked Unit 69010. Experts from Recorded Future’s Insikt Group linked a series of attacks, part of RedFoxtrot China-linked campaigns, to the PLA China-linked Unit 69010 The cyber-espionage campaigns dated back 2014 and f
Publish At:2021-06-19 10:35 | Read:1029 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence China Cybersecurity c

Chinese SharpPanda APT developed a new backdoor in the last 3 years

Check Point Research (CPR) said that the Chinese APT group SharpPanda spent three years developing a new backdoor to spy on Asian governments.   Researchers from Check Point Research (CPR) discovered a new backdoor while investigating a cyber espionage campaign conducted by Chinese APT group SharpPanda and aimed at Southeast Asian government’s Minis
Publish At:2021-06-06 09:25 | Read:2157 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware China Cyberse

China-linked APT used Pulse Secure VPN zero-day to hack US defense contractors

At least one China-linked APT group exploited a new zero-day flaw in Pulse Secure VPN equipment to break into the networks of US defense contractors. According to coordinated reports published by FireEye and Pulse Secure, two hacking groups have exploited a new zero-day vulnerability in Pulse Secure VPN equipment to break into the networks of US defense c
Publish At:2021-04-21 02:24 | Read:1373 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking China Cyberespionage

WeChat users targeted by hackers using recently disclosed Chromium exploit

Threat actors used the Chrome exploit publicly disclosed last week in attacks aimed at WeChat users in China, researchers warn. China-based firm Qingteng Cloud Security, reported that threat actors weaponized the recently disclosed Chrome exploit to target WeChat users in China. According to the researchers, the attacks only targeted users of the WeChat W
Publish At:2021-04-20 06:49 | Read:1282 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking China exploit code hacking news inform

China-linked RedEcho APT took down part of its C2 domains

China-linked APT group RedEcho has taken down its attack infrastructure after it was exposed at the end of February by security researchers. China-linked APT group RedEcho has taken down its attack infrastructure after security experts have exposed it. At the end of February, experts at Recorded Future have uncovered a suspected Chinese APT actor targeti
Publish At:2021-03-29 14:57 | Read:1061 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence China Cyberespionage

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