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Trump says he will ban popular Chinese video app TikTok in the US

President Donald Trump announced that he plans to ban the popular short video app TikTok from operating in the US as early as Saturday. President Donald Trump has announced he is going to ban the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok in the US. The US President is ready to sign an executive order as early as Saturday to block the popular application
Publish At:2020-08-01 07:03 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile China cyber espionage Hack

EU has imposed sanctions on foreign actors for the first time ever

For the first-ever time, the EU has imposed economical sanctions on Russia, China, and North Korea following cyber-attacks aimed at the EU and its member states. The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on a Russia-linked military espionage unit, as well as companies operating for Chinese and North Korean threat actors that launched c
Publish At:2020-07-31 06:00 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Laws and regula

Operation North Star – North-Korea hackers targeted US defense and aerospace companies

North Korea-linked hackers continue to be very active in this period, researchers reported a campaign aimed at the US defense and aerospace sectors. Security experts from McAfee uncovered a new cyber-espionage campaign carried out by North Korean hackers that targeted the US defense and aerospace sectors. Threat actors used fake job offers to deceive empl
Publish At:2020-07-30 15:58 | Read:88 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence cyber espio

U.S. experts claim China-linked hackers have infiltrated Vatican networks

U.S. cybersecurity firm revealed that China-linked hackers have infiltrated Vatican computer networks ahead of talks. China-linked hackers have infiltrated the Vatican computer networks, reads a report published by the U.S. cybersecurity firm Recorded Future that focuses on the analysis of nation-state actors. According to the experts, the cyber espion
Publish At:2020-07-29 12:57 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking cyber espionage Vatican

FBI warns US companies on the use of Chinese Tax Software

The FBI has issued an alert to warn US organizations of the risk associated with the use of Chinese tax software that could be infected with malware. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert to inform organizations in the United States of the risk associated with the use of Chinese tax software. The alert aims at informing US companies i
Publish At:2020-07-28 17:40 | Read:165 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware Chi

Huawei faces 5G ban from British’s 5G network within months

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is going to ban the use of equipment from the Chinese tech giant Huawei in Britain’s 5G network, reported The Daily Telegraph. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to begin phasing out the use of network equipment manufactured by the Chinese tech giant Huawei in the UK’s 5G network as little as six months, The D
Publish At:2020-07-05 10:18 | Read:257 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Mobile Security 5G

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:248 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Australia China cyb

Dark Basin, a hack-for-hire group that remained under the radar for 7 years

A hack-for-hire group tracked as Dark Basin targeted thousands of journalists, advocacy groups, and politicians worldwide over 7 years. Researchers from Citizen Lab uncovered the operations of a hack-for-hire group tracked as Dark Basin that targeted thousands of journalists, elected and senior government officials, advocacy groups, and hedge funds worldw
Publish At:2020-06-11 10:35 | Read:204 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking belltrox cyber espionage c

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:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Malware APT15 China cyber espionag

Boris Johnson to reduce Huawei’s role in national 5G network

UK Government will reduce the presence of the equipment manufactured by Chinese Huawei in its 5G network in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. UK Government will reduce the presence of the equipment manufactured by the Chinese tech firm Huawei in its 5G network in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. Early this year, the UK Government agreed on the
Publish At:2020-05-27 06:30 | Read:340 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile 5G network cyber espionage

Naikon’s Aria

Our colleagues at Checkpoint put together a fine research writeup on some Naikon resources and activity related to “aria-body” that we detected in 2017 and similarly reported in 2018. To supplement their research findings, we are summarizing and publishing portions of the findings reported in our June 2018 “Naikon’s New AR Backdoor De
Publish At:2020-05-18 12:12 | Read:312 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT reports Featured APT Backdoor Cyber espionage Malware Te

Spearphishing attacks hit the oil and gas industry sector

Hackers launched spear-phishing attacks against organizations in the oil and gas industry sector spreading the Agent Tesla info-stealer malware. Crooks are targeting organizations in the oil and gas industry sector with targeted spearphishing campaigns impersonating shipment companies and engineering contractors. The attacks aim at infecting victims with
Publish At:2020-04-21 10:49 | Read:657 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Agent Tesla cyber

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:724 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Laws and regulations China cyber

Karkoff 2020: a new APT34 espionage operation involves Lebanon Government

Experts from Cybaze/ Yoroi Zlab spotted a new sample of the Karkoff implant that was employed in past campaigns associated with Iran-linked APT34 group.Experts from Cybaze/ Yoroi Zlab spotted a new sample of the Karkoff implant that was employed in past campaigns associated with Iran-linked APT34 group. Introduction In November 2018, researchers from C
Publish At:2020-03-02 15:30 | Read:608 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized APT34 cyber espionage Hacking it security it s

The cyber attack against Austria’s foreign ministry has ended

Austria’s foreign ministry announced that the cyber attack against its systems, allegedly carried by a state actor has ended. Earlier January, Austria’s foreign ministry announced it was facing a “serious cyberattack” and that it could be the work of a nation-state actor. “Due to the gravity and nature of the attack, it cannot be ruled out that
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:31 | Read:537 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Austria cyber espionage i

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