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China-linked APT41 group exploits Citrix, Cisco, Zoho flaws

The China-linked group tracked as APT41 exploited vulnerabilities in Citrix, Cisco, and ManageEngine in a campaign on a global scale. The China-linked cyberespionage group tracked as APT41 exploited vulnerabilities in Citrix, Cisco, and Zoho ManageEngine in a campaign on a global scale. The campaign was uncovered by FireEye, threat actor targeted m
Publish At:2020-03-25 19:52 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Russia-linked APT28 has been scanning vulnerable email servers in the last year

Experts warn of scanning activity conducted by Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group, hackers are searching for vulnerable mail servers. According to security researchers from Trend Micro, the Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group has been scanning vulnerable email servers for more than a year. The APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sofacy
Publish At:2020-03-20 09:50 | Read:247 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT28 Cyberespionage

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

Russia-Linked Turla APT uses new malware in watering hole attacks

The Russia-linked APT group Turla employed two new pieces of malware in attacks launched over a period of roughly two months in the fall of 2019. The Russia-linked APT group Turla employed two new pieces of malware in attacks launched over a period of roughly two months in the fall of 2019. The Turla APT group (aka Snake, Uroburos
Publish At:2020-03-13 07:35 | Read:320 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware Cyberespionag

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:271 | 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:229 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence APT-C-39 China Cybere

$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:241 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Security China Cyberespio

Russian spies are attempting to tap transatlantic undersea cables

This week, several media reported that agents of the Russian intelligence reportedly went to Ireland to inspect the undersea cables. The Sunday Times reported that Russian intelligence agents have been sent to Ireland to gather detailed information on the undersea cables that connect Europe to North America. The news is alarming, intelligence agencies fea
Publish At:2020-03-01 09:59 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intelligence Security Cyberespionage Hacking information sec

UK, US and its allies blame Russia’s GRU for 2019 cyber-attacks on Georgia

Britain and the United governments blame Russia for being behind a destructive cyber attack that hit Georgia during 2019. The governments of Britain and the US declared that Russia’s military intelligence service GRU is behind the massive cyber attack that hit Georgia during 2019. In October 2019, a wave of cyber attacks hit 2,000 websites in Georgia,
Publish At:2020-02-20 17:00 | Read:246 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 Cyber

DRBControl cyber-espionage group targets gambling, betting companies

The DRBControl APT group has been targeting gambling and betting companies worldwide with malware that links to two China-linked APT groups. Security researchers from TrendMicro have uncovered a cyber espionage campaign carried out by an APT group tracked as DRBControl that employed a new family of malware. The attackers aimed at stealing databases and so
Publish At:2020-02-19 19:52 | Read:325 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Chinese Military personnel charged with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax

The United States Department of Justice charged 4 Chinese military hackers with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax. The United States Department of Justice officially charged 4 members of the China’s PLA’s 54th Research Institute, a division of the Chinese military, with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax. The four members of
Publish At:2020-02-10 21:59 | Read:359 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Chinese PLA Cyberespiona

Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten targets journalists, political and human rights activists

Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists in a new campaign. Researchers from Certfa Lab reports have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign carried out by Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten that has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists. Iran-linked Cha
Publish At:2020-02-09 10:43 | Read:344 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Security Charming Ki

Mobile Cyberespionage Campaign Distributed Through CallerSpy Mounts Initial Phase of a Targeted Attack

We found a new spyware family disguised as chat apps on a phishing website. We believe that the apps, which exhibit many cyberespionage behaviors, are initially used for a targeted attack campaign. We first came across the threat in May on the site http://gooogle[.]press/, which was advertising a chat app called “Chatrious.” Users can download the malicious
Publish At:2019-12-02 14:35 | Read:1021 | Comments:0 | Tags:Bad Sites Mobile android APK cyberespionage spyware

Operation ENDTRADE: Finding Multi-Stage Backdoors that TICK

By Joey Chen, Hiroyuki Kakara and Masaoki Shoji While we have been following cyberespionage group TICK (a.k.a. “BRONZE BUTLER” or “REDBALDKNIGHT”) since 2008, we noticed an unusual increase in malware development and deployments towards November 2018. We already know that the group uses previously deployed malware and modified tools for obfuscation, but we a
Publish At:2019-11-30 07:35 | Read:760 | Comments:0 | Tags:Bad Sites Exploits Internet of Things Malware Open source Sp

China-linked cyberspies Turbine PANDA targeted aerospace firms for years

Security firm revealed that China-linked APT group Turbine Panda conducted cyber-espionage operations aimed at various aerospace firms for years. Security researchers at Crowdstrike conducted long-running cyber-espionage operations aimed at various aerospace firms. According to the experts the cyber espionage operations begun in January 2010, after the st
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:1173 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Intelligence Malware China Cyberespionage

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