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

Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT contacts targets via WhatsApp, LinkedIn

The Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT group leveraged on WhatsApp and LinkedIn to carry out phishing attacks, researchers warn. Clearsky security researchers revealed that Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT group is using WhatsApp and LinkedIn to conduct spear-phishing attacks. Iran-linked Charming Kitten group, (aka APT35, Phosphorus, Newscaster, and Ajax Security Team) made the headlines in 2014 when … Continue reading Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT contacts targets via WhatsApp, LinkedIn

APT Hackers Exploit Autodesk 3ds Max Software for Industrial Espionage

Using a Tainted Autodesk 3ds Max Plugin It's one thing for APT groups to conduct cyber espionage to meet their own financial objectives. But it's an entirely different matter when they are used as "hackers for hire" by competing private companies to make away with confidential information.Bitdefender's Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab discovered yet another instance … Continue reading APT Hackers Exploit Autodesk 3ds Max Software for Industrial Espionage