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CCleaner hackers targeted tech giants with a second-stage malware

The threat actor that recently compromised the supply chain of the CCleaner software targeted at least 20 tech firms with a second-stage malware. The threat actor that recently compromised the supply chain of the CCleaner software to distribute a tainted version of the popular software targeted at least 20 major international technology firms with a second-
Publish At:2017-09-22 14:45 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware APT17 backdoor

Chinese cyber security law will allow China to use zero-day knowledge for its intelligence

According to the Chinese Cyber Security law, the information obtained by the CNNVD could be used in intelligence operations. The new Chinese cyber security law will allow the Government to analyze the source code and any intellectual property of foreign tech companies working in the country. The Chinese cyber security law was focused on the protection of Chi
Publish At:2017-09-04 13:00 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations China Chinese Cyber Secur

DragonOK APT is adopting new tactics, techniques and procedures

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks recently observed the DragonOK APT group adopting new tactics, techniques and procedures. China-linked cyber espionage group DragonOK is back, security experts from Palo Alto Networks have uncovered a new campaign leveraging the KHRAT remote access Trojan (RAT). The DragonOk group (also known as NetTraveler (TravNet), PlugX,
Publish At:2017-09-03 00:00 | Read:297 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime China corporate espionage Cybe

Expert discovered 2,893 Bitcoin miners left exposed on the Internet

The popular Dutch security researcher Victor Gevers has discovered thousands of Bitcoin miners left exposed on the Internet. The popular security researcher Victor Gevers, the founder of the GDI Foundation, has discovered 2,893 Bitcoin miners left exposed on the Internet. I see about 2,893 Chinese Bitcoin "Thunder mining machines" online which are
Publish At:2017-08-31 16:20 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Bitcoin Miners China mining Pierluigi

Apple removed iOS VPN apps from Chinese App Store in compliance to censorship law

In compliance with Chinese Internet monitoring law, Apple has started removing all IOS VPN apps from it App Store in China. The company complies with a request from the Chinese Government that wants to strict censorship making it harder for netizens to bypass the Great Firewall system (aka Golden Shield project). The Golden Shield project allows China to c
Publish At:2017-07-30 11:50 | Read:392 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Apple Censorsh

Spring Dragon APT used more than 600 Malware samples in different attacks

The threat actor behind Spring Dragon APT has been developing and updating its wide range of tools throughout the years, new attacks reported in South Asia. According to a new report published by Kaspersky Lab, the China-linked APT group Spring Dragon (aka Lotus Blossom, Elise, and Esile) has used more than 600 malware samples in its attacks over the past y
Publish At:2017-07-24 18:30 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Malware China cyber espionage malw

China’s New Cyber Security Law Will Affect the Rest of the World

As the new Cyber Security Law (CSL) comes into force June 1, more details of regulations are coming to light that will affect no small number of companies around the world who wish to do business with China. Every one of them should radically change their way of operating in China, especially as regards the processing of their customers’ data. Although
Publish At:2017-05-30 14:55 | Read:464 | Comments:0 | Tags:News businesses china cyber security law

Flashpoint experts believe WannaCry authors speak Chinese after a linguistic analysis

Security experts at threat intelligence firm Flashpoint conducted a linguistic analysis of dozens of ransom notes displayed by the WannaCry ransomware. Malware researchers at threat intelligence firm Flashpoint conducted a linguistic analysis of 28 ransom notes displayed by the WannaCry ransomware. Flashpoint analyzed 28 WannaCry ransom notes written in vari
Publish At:2017-05-26 09:05 | Read:470 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking China Cybercrime linguistic analys

Researchers found a link between the APT3 Threat Group and the Chinese Intelligence Agency

Security experts at threat intelligence firm Record Future have found a clear link between APT3 cyber threat group and China’s Ministry of State Security. The curtain has been pulled back a little on the Chinese Intelligence Agency intelligence gathering structure — and it includes private security contractors and the network vendor supply chai
Publish At:2017-05-21 18:30 | Read:714 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT3 Ch

The Bondnet botnet- From China with Love

The new Bondnet botnet “Bond007.01” recently discovered coming out of China and it has infected an estimated 15,000 Windows server computers world-wide. There’s a new botnet in town and it’s named after the spy with a license to kill – James Bond. The new Bondnet botnet “Bond007.01” was discovered coming out of China by r
Publish At:2017-05-06 15:50 | Read:530 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Bondnet botnet China Cyber

Operation Cloud Hopper – APT10 goes after Managed Service Providers

Security experts uncovered a widespread campaign tracked as Operation Cloud Hopper known to be targeting managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Chinese APT10 group is the main suspect. Security experts from PwC UK and BAE Systems have uncovered a widespread hacking campaign, tracked as Operation Cloud Hopper, targeting managed service providers (MSPs) i
Publish At:2017-04-07 05:25 | Read:776 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence China c

Breaking News: “It’s a Very Large-Scale Espionage Operation”

A complex cybercrime spy ring has been revealed today. A China-based cyber gang is behind the effort. Countries targeted include Japan, UK, France and the United States. If you’re responsible for your company’s cyber security, chances are, someone in your office has probably already forwarded this story to you. The Telegraph is sharing a story
Publish At:2017-04-05 08:55 | Read:2381 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Threats browsing China click crime email Malwa

Exclusive: Dirty Political Spying Attempt behind the FHAPPI Campaign: all the details in the interview with @unixfreaxjp

The role of China (PRC) in the worldwide cyber espionage game of conditioning political life: when reserved information are brandished against the political opponent. In the days of testimony of U.S. Federal investigators about the role played during the last year by Russians, their alleged cyber operation is once again under examination. The mainstream medi
Publish At:2017-03-21 10:45 | Read:666 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking China cyber espionag

China-Linked DragonOK APT Group continues updating tools and tactics

The China-linked DragonOK continues updating tools and tactics and targeted entities in various countries, including Russia and Tibet. It was September 2014, when security researchers at FireEye spotted for the first time the cyber espionage activities of a Chinese state-sponsored group dubbed DragonOK. At the time, FireEye discovered two hacking campaigns c
Publish At:2017-01-07 13:45 | Read:1234 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Intelligence China cor

Android Switcher Trojan targets routers changing DNS settings

Security experts from Kaspersky Lab have spotted a new Android Trojan, dubbed Switcher, that targets routers in order to change their DNS settings. Malware researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted a new Android Trojan, dubbed Switcher, that targets routers and changes their DNS settings in order to redirect traffic to malicious websites. The Switcher Trojan
Publish At:2016-12-29 07:10 | Read:1090 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android China Hacki

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