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US govt agencies share details of the China-linked espionage malware Taidoor

China-linked hackers carried out cyber espionage campaigns targeting governments, corporations, and think tanks with TAIDOOR malware The FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Defense (DoD) released information on a RAT variant, dubbed TAIDOOR, used by China-linked hackers in cyber espionage campaigns targ
Publish At:2020-08-04 11:47 | Read:82 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

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:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile China cyber espionage Hack

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

TikTok is being discouraged and the app may be banned

In recent news retail giant Amazon sent a memo to employees telling them to delete the popular social media app TikTok from their phones. In the memo it stated that the app would pose a security risk without going into details. Later the memo was withdrawn without an explanation except that it was sent in error. Are we curious yet, my dear Watson? What is
Publish At:2020-07-28 16:08 | Read:81 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy amazon Australia ban bytedance china india privacy r

US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with MSS

US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with China’s Ministry of State Security with hacking into computer systems of government organizations and companies worldwide. US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with China’s Ministry of State Security with hacking into computer systems of government organizations and companies worldwide. Ac
Publish At:2020-07-22 07:13 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking China Chinese hackers Cyberespionage h

Chinese APT group targets India and Hong Kong using new variant of MgBot malware

This blog post was authored by Hossein Jazi and Jérôme Segura On July 2, we found an archive file with an embedded document pretending to be from the government of India. This file used template injection to drop a malicious template which loaded a variant of Cobalt Strike. One day later, the same threat actor changed their template and dropped a load
Publish At:2020-07-21 14:16 | Read:82 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat analysis APT china chinese apt government of india ho

CIA covert operations likely behind attacks against APT34 and FSB

CIA orchestrated dozens of hacking operations against targets worldwide, including APT34 and FSB hacks, states an exclusive report from Yahoo News. In 2018, US President Trump gave to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) more powers to conduct covert offensive cyber operations against hostile threat actors, including Iranian and Russian APT groups and in
Publish At:2020-07-16 04:30 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence APT34 China CIA hacki

US applauds British ban on China’s Huawei for 5G networks

The United States applauded the UK’s decision to ban equipment from China’s Huawei telecoms giant from its 5G network. Last week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced its decision to phase out the use of network equipment manufactured by the Chinese tech giant Huawei in the UK’s 5G network as little as six months. “We welcom
Publish At:2020-07-15 13:04 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile China cyberepionage Hackin

GoldenHelper, a new malware delivered via Chinese tax software

Security researchers discovered another malware family delivered through tax software that some businesses operating in China are required to install. Security researchers at Trustwave have discovered another malware family delivered through tax software that Chinese banks require companies operating in the country to install. At the end of June, the s
Publish At:2020-07-15 09:12 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware China Espionage GoldenHelper Hacking h

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:242 | 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:239 | 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:233 | 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:344 | 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:549 | 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:1154 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinion Apple Austria bluetooth Bluetooth contact tracing Bl

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