Cyber Espionage

BlackTech group linked to several cyberespionage campaigns. The trail left by a spate of cyberespionage campaigns has led Trend Micro researchers to believe a group dubbed BlackTech is behind the attacks. The group operates against targets in East Asia focusing on Taiwan and occasionally Japan and Hong Kong with the goal of stealing technology, according […]

SYDNEY —  Australia says it will move classified government information from a private data center in Sydney after a Chinese consortium bought a major stake in the company. The move comes despite assurances from the company, Global Switch, that its files are secure. Global Switch owns two secure data facilities in downtown Sydney, and stores […]

Experts at a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing warned lawmakers Tuesday that Chinese government hackers appear to be once again targeting private U.S. companies and organizations. “Anecdotally,” there appears to be a re-emergence of economic-related espionage by Chinese hackers, reported Samantha Ravich, an adviser to D.C.-based think tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. She said that after a […]

Experts at a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing warned lawmakers Tuesday that Chinese government hackers appear to be once again targeting private U.S. companies and organizations. “Anecdotally,” there appears to be a re-emergence of economic-related espionage by Chinese hackers, reported Samantha Ravich, an adviser to D.C.-based think tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. She said that after a […]

A sophisticated hacking group believed to be connected with the Russian government appears to have tested some new malware … in the comments of a Britney Spears Instagram photo.  *sigh* 2017. SEE ALSO: Meet the 20-somethings who halted a worldwide cyberattack Information technology research group ESET spotted the malware hiding in a comment that looks […]