Cyber Espionage

According to a new report from Symantec, the China-themed cyber espionage group Patchwork has broadened its range of targets to include UK-based companies. In the report, the firm describes how the group, which has gained the nickname Dropping Elephant, uses Chinese-themed content in order to draw victims to unsecure websites with the intent of installing […]

A cyberespionage group known for targeting diplomatic and government institutions has branched out into many other industries, including aviation, broadcasting, and finance, researchers warn. Known as Patchwork, or Dropping Elephant, the group stands out not only through its use of simple scripts and ready-made attack tools, but also through its interest in Chinese foreign relations. […]

A cyberespionage group known for targeting diplomatic and government institutions has branched out into many other industries, including aviation, broadcasting, and finance, researchers warn. Known as Patchwork, or Dropping Elephant, the group stands out not only through its use of simple scripts and ready-made attack tools, but also through its interest in Chinese foreign relations. […]

A cyberespionage group known for targeting diplomatic and government institutions has branched out into many other industries, including aviation, broadcasting, and finance, researchers warn. Known as Patchwork, or Dropping Elephant, the group stands out not only through its use of simple scripts and ready-made attack tools, but also through its interest in Chinese foreign relations. […]

July 25, 2016 ISR Stealer leverages compromised websites to host access panels and targets companies that deal with machinery parts. McAfee Labs researchers spotted a series of spearphishing attacks using a modified version of the Hackhound password stealer (PWS) for what they believe to be an industrial cyberespionage campaign.   The PWS, dubbed ISR Stealer, […]

The Patchwork APT, also known as Dropping Elephant, a cyber-espionage group that some security vendors think may be operating from India, has changed its mode of operation and has started targeting private companies from different countries around the world. The work of the Patchwork APT came to light at the beginning of the month, when […]