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Hackers exploited IE and Firefox flaws in attacks on entities in China, Japan

An APT group is exploiting the flaws patched earlier this year in Firefox and Internet Explorer in attacks aimed at China and Japan. An APT group is exploiting two vulnerabilities patched earlier this year in Firefox and Internet Explorer in attacks aimed at China and Japan. The first issue, tracked as CVE-2019-17026, affects the Firefox browser and wa
Publish At:2020-04-02 17:58 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking China Firefox IE information security

Is APT27 Abusing COVID-19 To Attack People ?!

Security researcher Marco Ramilli analyzed a new Coronavirus (COVID-19)-themed attack gathering evidence of the alleged involvement of an APT group. Scenario We are living hard time, many countries all around the world are hit by COVID-19 which happened to be a very dangerous disease. Unfortunately many deaths, thousands of infected people, few breathi
Publish At:2020-03-19 04:57 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Malware APT27 China COVID-19 hacking news

Trump signed a bill to help small telecoms replace Huawei equipment

This week US President Donald Trump signed a bill that assigns $1 billion to small telecom providers for replacing equipment made by China’s Huawei and ZTE. US President Donald Trump continues its battle against the Chinese telco giants Huawei and ZTE, this week he has signed a bill that assigns $1 billion to small telecom providers for replacing equipmen
Publish At:2020-03-14 18:21 | Read:409 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Laws and regulations China cyber

Most of the attacks on Telecom Sector in 2019 were carried out by China-linked hackers

China-linked cyber espionage groups increasingly targeted organizations in the telecommunications industry in 2019. According to the CrowdStrike 2020 Global Threat Report, the telecommunications and government sectors were the most targeted by the threat actors. Experts monitored operations carried out by nation-state actors and financially-motivated
Publish At:2020-03-05 05:02 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Reports China Cyberespiona

CIA Hacking unit APT-C-39 hit China since 2008

Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 revealed that the US CIA has hacked Chinese organizations in various sectors for the last 11 years. Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 is accusing that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of having hacked Chinese organizations for the last 11 years. According to the firm, the US cyber spies are targeting various industry
Publish At:2020-03-04 05:20 | Read:229 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence APT-C-39 China Cybere

US officials charge two Chinese men for laundering cryptocurrency for North Korea

The Department of Justice has charged the two Chinese nationals for laundering cryptocurrency for North Korea-linked APT groups. The US Treasury Department and the Department of Justice have imposed sanctions and charged two Chinese nationals, Tian Yinyin ( 田寅寅) and Li Jiadong (李家东), for helping North Korea-linked hackers in laundering cryptocurrency.
Publish At:2020-03-03 10:25 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking China information securi

$1B to help telecom carriers to “rip and replace” Huawei and ZTE equipment

US Congress passed legislation offering $1 billion to help telecom carriers “rip and replace” equipment from Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE. On Thursday, US lawmakers have passed legislation that plans to give $1 billion to telecom carriers to “rip and replace” equipment from Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. The measure approv
Publish At:2020-03-02 06:00 | Read:241 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Security China Cyberespio

US officials claim Huawei Equipment has secret backdoor for spying

Huawei can secretly tap into communications through the networking equipment, states a U.S. official, while White House urge allies to ban the Chinese giant. This week The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. officials say Huawei can covertly access telecom networks where its equipment is installed. “U.S. officials say Huawei Technologies Co.
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:31 | Read:279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence 5G China Hacking Huawei informati

Battling online coronavirus scams with facts

Panic and confusion about the recent coronavirus outbreak spurred threat actors to launch several malware campaigns across the world, relying on a tried-and-true method to infect people’s machines: fear. Cybercriminals targeted users in Japan with an Emotet campaign that included malicious Word documents that allegedly contained information about coronav
Publish At:2020-02-10 16:47 | Read:394 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social engineering 2019-nCoV CDC Centers for Disease Control

Malaysia’s MyCERT warns cyber espionage campaign carried out by APT40

Malaysia’s MyCERT issued a security alert to warn of a hacking campaign targeting government officials that was carried out by the China-linked APT40 group. Malaysia’s Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) warns of a cyber espionage campaign carried out by the China-linked APT40 group aimed at Malaysian government officials. The attacke
Publish At:2020-02-10 07:12 | Read:331 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Malware China Espionage Hacking hacking ne

Japanese defense contractors Pasco and Kobe Steel disclose security breaches

Japanese defense contractors Pasco and Kobe Steel have disclosed security breaches that they have suffered back in 2016 and 2018. Pasco is Japan’s largest geospatial provider and Kobe Steel is one of the major steel manufacturers. Just last week, Japan’s Ministry of Defense announced in addition to Mitsubishi Electric and the NEC defense business division
Publish At:2020-02-09 10:43 | Read:318 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking China cyber

United States government-funded phones come pre-installed with unremovable malware

A United States–funded mobile carrier that offers phones via the Lifeline Assistance program is selling a mobile device pre-installed with not one, but two malicious applications. Assurance Wireless by Virgin Mobile offers the UMX U686CL phone as their most budget conscious option. At only $35 under the government-funded program, it’s an attractive offering.
Publish At:2020-01-09 16:50 | Read:654 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android android malware Android/Trojan.Dropper.Agent.UMX And

China-linked cyberspies Turbine PANDA targeted aerospace firms for years

Security firm revealed that China-linked APT group Turbine Panda conducted cyber-espionage operations aimed at various aerospace firms for years. Security researchers at Crowdstrike conducted long-running cyber-espionage operations aimed at various aerospace firms. According to the experts the cyber espionage operations begun in January 2010, after the st
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:1164 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Intelligence Malware China Cyberespionage

International students in UK targeted by visa scammers

A new visa scam has come to light targeting international students from China studying in the UK. At least, it’s being presented as new. In truth, it comes around every so often and has been on the radar for a few years. The scam works by presenting a threat to students’ immigration status and uses various techniques to extract sizable payments from the vict
Publish At:2019-09-20 11:20 | Read:665 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams china Chinese students home office hong kong money mul

China widely disrupted WhatsApp in the country, broadening online censorship

The popular instant messaging application WhatsApp has been widely blocked in mainland China by the Government broadening online censorship. Bad news for the Chinese users of the popular instant messaging app WhatsApp because the application has been widely blocked in mainland China by the Government. Users are not able to send text messages, photo and video
Publish At:2017-09-27 05:25 | Read:4248 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations ban Censorship


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