Cyber Espionage

A cyberespionage group active in Asia has been leveraging a Windows feature known as hotpatching in order to better hide its malware from security products. The group, which malware researchers from Microsoft call Platinum, has been active since at least 2009 and has primarily targeted government organizations, defense institutes, intelligence agencies and telecommunications providers in […]

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A cyberespionage group active in Asia has been leveraging a Windows feature known as hotpatching in order to better hide its malware from security products. The group, which malware researchers from Microsoft call Platinum, has been active since at least 2009 and has primarily targeted government organizations, defense institutes, intelligence agencies and telecommunications providers in […]

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A cyberespionage group active in Asia has been leveraging a Windows feature known as hotpatching in order to better hide its malware from security products. The group, which malware researchers from Microsoft call Platinum, has been active since at least 2009 and has primarily targeted government organizations, defense institutes, intelligence agencies and telecommunications providers in […]

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Crime Netherlands Technology Dutch servers used more in cyber attacks against foreign governments An increasing number of hacker groups and cyber spies make use of Dutch computer servers to attack foreign governments, according to a study done by internet security firm Trend Micro, BNR reports.  The Netherlands is an ideal place for cyber criminals due […]

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Cybercriminals are way ahead of the game against defenders without having to try anything new, according to the latest edition of Verizon’s benchmark survey of security breaches. The study shows that miscreants have no need to switch up, because the same old tactics are still working fine. Security defenders are still performing poorly in their […]

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What’s the first thing you think about when you hear the word “terrorism”? I’ll bet images of bombs and explosions went through your mind — maybe thoughts of 9/11 or Paris as well. That’s no surprise. That’s how we’ve illustrated the word for a long time. But we cannot rely on that illustration alone anymore. […]

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The Detroit Auto Show has long set the tone for the global car industry, but a new player on the other side of the world could prove to be a bigger player. As the Beijing Motor Show begins on Monday, it’s worth taking a closer look at China’s auto industry. True, China has a long […]

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The U.S. made a rare move to pursue foreign government employees by charging five Chinese nationals with committing economic espionage against Westinghouse, Alcoa , the U.S. Steelworkers’ Union and other large U.S. companies and organizations, in a move that serves as a warning and a wakeup call for both state-sponsored hackers and the companies that […]

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