Cyber Espionage

Over the past year, a known cyberespionage group from China has been targeting satellite communications companies, telecom operators and defense firms from the United States and Southeast Asia. The group, tracked as Thrip by researchers from Symantec, has been operating since 2013 and uses a combination of custom-made malware. However, in the latest attacks, it […]

Symantec has found that a cyber espionage group called Thrip uses legitimate network administration and operating system tools to avoid detection and deploys custom malware to launch attacks on defense, satellite communications, geospatial imaging and telecommunications companies in the U.S. and Southeast Asia. The company said Tuesday its research team discovered malicious behavior in January […]

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that Symantec’s artificial intelligence-based Targeted Attack Analytics (TAA) technology helped researchers expose a new attack campaign from a group called Thrip, which has infiltrated satellite communications, telecoms, geospatial imaging, and defense organizations in the United States and Southeast Asia. TAA’s […]

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A Chinese-linked cyber-espionage unit has hacked a data center belonging to a Central Asian country and has embedded malicious code on government sites. The hack of the data center happened sometime in mid-November 2017, according to a report published by Kaspersky Lab earlier this week. Experts assigned the codename of LuckyMouse to the group behind […]

WASHINGTON (AP) – Among the subjects President Donald Trump apparently didn’t discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore – the regime’s human rights abuses, its exports of missile technology and its mistreatment of U.S. prisoners – there’s one more: its long record of dangerous cyberattacks against sensitive targets in the U.S. and […]