Cyber Espionage

The Justice Department on Tuesday (30 October) charged a group of 10 Chinese spies and hackers for conspiring to steal sensitive commercial airline information and other secrets from US and European companies, South China Morning Post has reported. This is the third such indictment in less than two months as US government has launched an […]

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States have stepped up their cybersecurity protections ahead of the Nov. 6 midterms, but are still lacking in some areas, according to a report released Tuesday by cyber experts. The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) found that 40 states have invested more than $75 million in improving election security since the 2016 elections. Seventeen states […]

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A newly discovered cyber espionage campaign targeting South Korea, the U.S. and Canada features malware that reuses old source code associated with the seemingly dormant or disbanded APT1 threat group. The findings raise the possibility that the reputed Chinese threat actor has resumed operations, especially because its source code was never released to the public, according to […]

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A newly discovered cyber espionage campaign targeting South Korea, the U.S. and Canada features malware that reuses old source code associated with the seemingly dormant or disbanded APT1 threat group. The findings raise the possibility that the reputed Chinese threat actor has resumed operations, especially because its source code was never released to the public, according to […]

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US, Canadian organizations in crosshairs of group with apparent links to a Chinese military hacking unit that wreaked havoc several years ago. Several US organizations appear to be victims of a widespread data reconnaissance campaign involving malware last associated with Comment Crew aka APT1, a Chinese military-linked group that is believed responsible for stealing data […]

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McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today at MPOWER 2018 released a report announcing the discovery of a new cyber espionage campaign targeting South Korea, the United States and Canada. The new campaign uses a data reconnaissance implant last used in 2010 by the hacker group APT1, or Comment Crew, a Chinese military-affiliated group accused of […]

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LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MPOWER 2018 – McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today at MPOWER 2018 released a report announcing the discovery of a new cyber espionage campaign targeting South Korea, the United States and Canada. The new campaign uses a data reconnaissance implant last used in 2010 by the hacker group APT1, or Comment Crew, a […]

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Gallmaker group is relying exclusively on legitimate tools and living-off-the-land tactics to make detection very difficult. Cybercriminals seeking to avoid detection by antimalware defenses have increasingly begun using legitimate hacking tools and tactics — in addition to their own malware — to break into enterprise networks and literally hide in plain sight. Now a new […]

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Cyber-espionage is business as usual for most great-power governments – so why the growing storm of indignation directed at Russia’s cyber activities?  The foreign secretary of the United Kingdom Jeremy Hunt and the National Cyber Security Centre recently accused Russia of ‘reckless and indiscriminate’ cyber-attacks. Just last week, the Dutch authorities announced that they caught and expelled (last […]

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