Cyber Espionage

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is stocking his team of prosecutors with experts in cyber-espionage, counter-intelligence, political corruption, and violent crime in the ongoing and expanding Russia investigation. Despite protests from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies on Capitol Hill, Mueller is chugging along – deepening his probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 […]

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – Chinese cyber spies have targeted Cambodian government institutions, opposition party members, diplomats and media, possibly to gather information ahead of elections later this month, according to cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc. The hacks are suspected to come from a Chinese cyber espionage group known as TEMP.Periscope, according to a report by FireEye, […]

Last week, Israel indicted an ex-employee of a military contractor for stealing the firm’s cyberespionage product and trying to sell it on the black market. The incident highlighted a continuing debate over restraining the proliferation of privately sold surveillance tools: One prominent lab called for additional regulation, while another expert told Axios that regulations in […]

Your usage has been flagged as a violation of our terms of service. For inquiries related to this message please contact support. For sales inquiries, please visit http://www.bloomberg.com/professional/request-demo If you believe this to be in error, please confirm below that you are not a robot by clicking “I’m not a robot” below. Please make sure […]

Last week, Israel indicted an ex-employee of a military contractor for stealing the firm’s cyberespionage product and trying to sell it on the black market. The incident highlighted a continuing debate over restraining the proliferation of privately sold surveillance tools: One prominent lab called for additional regulation, while another expert told Axios that regulations in […]

A cyberespionage group has stolen code-signing certificates from D-Link and another Taiwanese technology company and used them to sign a backdoor program. BlackTech is a group of attackers known for targeting organizations from East Asia, particularly from Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong. According to an analysis last year by researchers from Trend Micro, the group […]

A lesser-known cyber-espionage group known as BlackTech has been caught earlier this month using a stolen D-Link certificate to sign malware deployed in a recent campaign. “The exact same certificate had been used to sign [official] D-Link software; therefore, the certificate was likely stolen,” says Anton Cherepanov, a security researcher for Slovak antivirus company ESET, […]

When we talk about espionage, most thoughts would be of spies from old cold war flicks, infiltrating top secret government facilities to retrieve sensitive information capable of gaining an edge over each other. These traditional espionage techniques still exist and are employed all state intelligence agencies. However, advancements in information technology alongside an international progression […]

When we talk about espionage, most thoughts would be of spies from old cold war flicks, infiltrating top secret government facilities to retrieve sensitive information capable of gaining an edge over each other. These traditional espionage techniques still exist and are employed all state intelligence agencies. However, advancements in information technology alongside an international progression […]

A cyber-espionage group that has targeted Palestinian law enforcement last year is now back in action targeting Palestinian government officials. These recent attacks started in March 2018, according to evidence surfaced by Israel-based cyber-security firm Check Point. The new attacks seem to fit the same modus operandi of a group detailed in two reports from […]