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Chinese tax software bundled with GoldenSpy backdoor targets western companies

A new malware dubbed GoldenSpy is being distributed embedded in tax payment software that some businesses operating in China are required to install. GoldenSpy is a new backdoor that is being distributed embedded in tax payment software (the Aisino Intelligent tax software) that some businesses operating in China are required to install. The c
Publish At:2020-06-29 07:08 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware backdoor China GoldenSpy backd

Von der Leyen said Chinese cyberattacks on EU hospitals cannot be tolerated

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called out China for launching cyberattacks EU hospitals and health care institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen publicly linked to China a series of cyber attacks against EU hospitals and health care institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. von der
Publish At:2020-06-24 07:55 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Security China coronaviru

Nation-state actors target Australia, Government warns

A state-based actor is launching cyber attacks against government, public services and businesses, Australia ‘s prime minister said. Australia ‘s prime minister Scott Morrison said that a “state-based actor” is targeting government, public services, and businesses. Warning Australians of “specific risks” and an incre
Publish At:2020-06-19 07:46 | Read:204 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Australia China cyb

Ke3chang hacking group adds new Ketrum malware to its arsenal

The Ke3chang hacking group added a new malware dubbed Ketrum to its arsenal, it borrows portions of code and features from older backdoors. The Ke3chang hacking group (aka APT15, Vixen Panda, Playful Dragon, and Royal APT) has developed new malware dubbed Ketrum by borrowing parts of the source code and features from their older Ketrican and Okrum backdoo
Publish At:2020-05-28 06:51 | Read:252 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Malware APT15 China cyber espionag

Hangzhou could permanently adopt COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The City of Hangzhou is planning to make a contact tracing system developed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic permanent for its citizens. Hangzhou, one of the major tech hubs in China, is planning to permanently use the tracking system developed to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. The city’s health commission declared that the permanent version of the c
Publish At:2020-05-26 08:31 | Read:380 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile China contact tracing system

Mass surveillance alone will not save us from coronavirus

As the pattern-shattering truth of our new lives drains heavy—as coronavirus rends routines, raids our wellbeing, and whiplashes us between anxiety and fear—we should not look to mass digital surveillance to bring us back to normal. Already, governments have cast vast digital nets. South Koreans are tracked through GPS location history, credit card trans
Publish At:2020-04-15 18:12 | Read:973 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinion Apple Austria bluetooth Bluetooth contact tracing Bl

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:563 | 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:578 | 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:665 | 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:555 | 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:587 | 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:322 | 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:532 | 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:440 | 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:648 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social engineering 2019-nCoV CDC Centers for Disease Control

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