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NSA Equation Group tool was used by Chinese hackers years before it was leaked online

The Chinese APT group had access to an NSA Equation Group, NSA hacking tool and used it years before it was leaked online by Shadow Brokers group. Check Point Research team discovered that China-linked APT31 group (aka Zirconium.) used a tool dubbed Jian, which is a clone of NSA Equation Group ‘s “EpMe” hacking tool years before it was l
Publish At:2021-02-22 12:24 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence China E

Clubhouse under scrutiny for sending data to Chinese servers

The audio-chat app Clubhouse is the latest rage in the social media landscape. What makes it so popular and, now it’s part of the social media landscape, can we trust it? The Clubhouse app Clubhouse was launched about a year ago and was initially only used by Silicon Valley’s rich and famous. It is different from other social media in that it foc
Publish At:2021-02-17 13:54 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Awareness agora alex stamos china chinese servers clubhouse

Alleged China-linked hackers used SolarWinds bug to breach National Finance Center

Alleged China-linked hackers have exploited a flaw in the SolarWinds Orion software to hack systems at the U.S. National Finance Center. FBI investigators discovered that allegedly China-linked hackers have exploited a flaw in the SolarWinds Orion software to break into the systems of the U.S. National Finance Center. The National Finance Center is a f
Publish At:2021-02-03 19:54 | Read:248 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking China hacking news information sec

Experts explain how to bypass recent improvement of China’s Great Firewall

Experts from Great Firewall Report analyzed recent upgrades to China’s Great Firewall and revealed that it can be circumvented. Members of the Great Firewall Report group have analyzed the recent improvement implemented for China’s Great Firewall censorship system and revealed that it is possible to bypass it. Last year, the group publishe
Publish At:2021-01-31 13:54 | Read:295 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Censorship China Hacking h

Winnti APT continues to target game developers in Russia and abroad

A Chinese Threat actor targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with a previously undocumented backdoor, experts warn. Cybersecurity researchers from Positive Technologies have uncovered a series of attacks conducted by a Chinese threat actor that aimed at organizations in Russia and Hong Kong. Experts attribute the attacks to the China-linked Winnt
Publish At:2021-01-15 11:48 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT41 backdoor China

Experts linked ransomware attacks to China-linked APT27

Researchers from security firms Profero and Security Joes linked a series of ransomware attacks to the China-linked APT27 group. Security researchers from security firms Profero and Security Joes investigated a series of ransomware attacks against multiple organizations and linked them to China-linked APT groups. The experts attribute the attacks to th
Publish At:2021-01-04 22:18 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware APT27 China Cyberesp

A week in security (December 28 – January 3)

First off we would like to wish all our readers a happy and secure 2021! Last week on Malwarebytes Labs we presented an overview of developments in the SearchDimension hijackers, we looked at the most enticing cyberattacks of 2020, and we also looked back at the strangest cybersecurity events of 2020. Other cybersecurity news: Google patched a bug
Publish At:2021-01-04 13:00 | Read:258 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security 2020 Apple china corellium cyberattacks c

Over 200 million records of Chinese Citizens for Sale on the Darkweb

During a routine Dark web monitoring, the Research team at Cyble found threat actors selling 200 million+ Records of Chinese Citizens. During a routine Dark web monitoring, the Research team at Cyble found multiple posts where threat actors are offering for sale alleged data leaks related to Chinese citizens. Data might have been stolen from multiple pop
Publish At:2021-01-03 11:12 | Read:507 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Deep Web Hacking China Chinese cit

A week in security (December 21- December 27)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs we warned our readers about not so festive social media scams, how Emotet returned just in time for Christmas, we tried out some free online games your kids are playing and here’s what happened, and our VideoBytes episode talked about what penetration testing tools malware gangs love to use and why they are better than what you
Publish At:2020-12-28 13:50 | Read:290 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security chase china CrowdStrike cyberpunk 2077 de

Nation-state actors from Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea target Canada

Canada Centre for Cyber Security warns of risks related to state-sponsored programs from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea. A report published by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, titled “National Cyber Threat Assessment 2020,” warns of risks associated with state-sponsored operations from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea. The
Publish At:2020-11-19 18:42 | Read:466 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Canada Chin

Chinese APT FunnyDream targets a South East Asian government

Researchers spotted a new China-linked APT, tracked as FunnyDream that already infected more than 200 systems across Southeast Asia. Security experts at BitDefender have uncovered a new China-linked cyber espionage group, tracked as FunnyDream that has already infected more than 200 systems across Southeast Asia over the past two years. According to Ka
Publish At:2020-11-17 12:37 | Read:427 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware backdoor Chin

Belgium telecom operators Proximus and Orange drop Huawei

Major Belgium’s telecom operator Proximus announced on Friday that it will gradually replace its equipment from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. One of the major Belgium telecom operator Proximus announced on Friday that it will gradually replace its equipment from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The company will replace the network equipment
Publish At:2020-10-10 04:36 | Read:606 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Security China cyber espi

NATO Chief calls for a new strategic to address new challenges

NATO Chief calls for a new strategic to mitigate the risks related to the threats to the rising technologies, new forms of terrorism, and the role of China The rapid and continuous changes in our society needs to be properly addressed, NATO warns, NATO Chief call for a new strategic to address the global rise of new technologies, the evolution of terroris
Publish At:2020-10-09 04:41 | Read:886 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Security China Hacking hacking n

Chinese hackers stole info from Spanish centers working on Covid19 vaccine

Chinese hackers have stolen information from Spanish laboratories working on a vaccine for COVID19, El Pais newspaper revealed. The El Pais newspaper reported that Chinese hackers have stolen information from Spanish laboratories working on a vaccine for COVID19. While pharmaceutical companies worldwide are working on the research of a vaccine for the
Publish At:2020-09-18 13:07 | Read:513 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence China coronavirus covid19

APT41 actors charged for attacks on more than 100 victims globally

US Department of Justice announced indictments against 5 Chinese nationals alleged members of a state-sponsored hacking group known as APT41. The United States Department of Justice this week announced indictments against five Chinese nationals believed to be members of the cyber-espionage group known as APT41 (Winnti, Barium, Wicked Panda and Wicked Spid
Publish At:2020-09-17 09:13 | Read:659 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare APT41 China Cybe

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