Chinese APT Group Targets Media, Finance, and Electronics Sectors

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday uncovered a new espionage campaign targeting media, construction, engineering, electronics, and finance sectors in Japan, Taiwan, the U.S., and China. Linking the attacks to Palmerworm (aka BlackTech) — likely a China-based advanced persistent threat (APT) — Symantec's Threat Hunter Team said the first wave of activity associated with this campaign began … Continue reading Chinese APT Group Targets Media, Finance, and Electronics Sectors

Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack

The U.S. Justice Department this week indicted seven Chinese nationals for a decade-long hacking spree that targeted more than 100 high-tech and online gaming companies. The government alleges the men used malware-laced phishing emails and “supply chain” attacks to steal data from companies and their customers. One of the alleged hackers was first profiled here … Continue reading Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack

Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack — Krebs on Security

The U.S. Justice Department this week indicted seven Chinese nationals for a decade-long hacking spree that targeted more than 100 high-tech and online gaming companies. The government alleges the men used malware-laced phishing emails and “supply chain” attacks to steal data from companies and their customers. One of the alleged hackers was first profiled here … Continue reading Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack — Krebs on Security

Your work laptop may not be as secure as it should be

Nearly a quarter of work computers provided by employers lack any additional security software, research from Kaspersky reveals. How cybersecurity has changed since the coronavirus outbreak began, and what it means for businesses Watch Now Businesses could be leaving remote workers vulnerable to cyberattacks, with new research revealing nearly a quarter of computers supplied by … Continue reading Your work laptop may not be as secure as it should be

‘Transparent Tribe’ APT Group Deploys New Android Spyware for Cyber Espionage

The group, which has been around since at least 2013, has impacted thousands of organizations, mostly in India. Transparent Tribe, an advanced persistent threat (APT) group that has been active since at least 2013, has begun deploying a new mobile malware tool in its cyber espionage campaigns. Researchers from Kaspersky this week reported observing the … Continue reading ‘Transparent Tribe’ APT Group Deploys New Android Spyware for Cyber Espionage