Cyber Espionage

New Delhi: A senior researcher at the Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), has warned that cyber espionage groups are not just after personal data anymore, but also attacking financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. In an interview given to ANI on the sidelines of the third annual APAC Cyber Security […]

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Israel unearthed attempts from within a global civilian cyber security company to steal United States government secrets for Russia, The New York Times reported last Wednesday. Last month the US government ordered all its branches to remove any software from Russian-based cyber security giant Kaspersky Lab, accusing the firm of ties to Moscow’s intelligence apparatus. […]

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A remote access trojan (RAT) known as Hacker’s Door has resurfaced in active infections after being seen the last time in 2004-2005. According to experts at Cylance, who spotted the recent Hacker’s Door infections, the malware “was signed with a stolen certificate, known to be used by the Winnti APT group,” meaning the new version […]

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Cyber espionage attacks by nation states against Australia are expected to increase in both number and sophistication over the coming years, the country’s domestic spy agency has warned. The “relatively low cost” and “plausible deniability” on offer from such attacks will lure more malicious actors to conduct cyber espionage campaigns, ASIO said in its annual report […]

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Israel unearthed attempts from within a global civilian cyber security company to steal United States government secrets for Russia, The New York Times reported last Wednesday. Last month the US government ordered all its branches to remove any software from Russian-based cyber security giant Kaspersky Lab, accusing the firm of ties to Moscow’s intelligence apparatus. […]

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The attack group has launched several campaigns against maritime and defence contractors. Image: iStock An espionage group is launching cyber attacks against organisations in the maritime and defence sectors in what’s highly likely to be an effort to steal confidential information and research data. Dubbed Leviathan, the group has been active… read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/mysterious-cyber-espionage-campaign-uses-torpedo-lure-to-trick-you-into-downloading-malware/

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From spying, stealing, and leaking state, military, and trade secrets, cybersecurity researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered that cybercriminals operating in the region now aim for monetary gain as they infect banks in APAC countries. The global cybersecurity company said active Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups have successfully breached financial institutions in Malaysia, South Korea, Indonesia, […]

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Credit: Storyblocks  Cyberespionage groups in Asia Pacific (APAC) are not only after confidential data anymore as they are now also going after vulnerable banks in the region to steal money to fund their operations. “This year, we have monitored the tectonic shift in APT [Advanced Persistent Threat] actor’s behaviour. These groups who are initially data-hungry […]

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With constantly evolving technology, cyber attacks have become more frequent. Hackers with malicious intentions are finding new ways to hold people’s data at ransom in exchange for money. Cybersecurity teams around the world are working constantly to track the source and eradicate the root of the problem. However, despite all sorts of attempts, hackers often […]

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Errors and small clues left behind by attackers are vital in attribution, providing valuable intelligence on the people behind a cyber espionage attack and the possible connections between them, Kaspersky Lab’s researchers revealed, who have been tracking advanced cyber espionage operations originating in and targeting Asia Pacific countries for the last 10 years. Kaspersky Lab […]

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