Tags advanced persistent threat (APT)
Cozy Bear kept moving after 2016 election, ESET says
The group, also known as APT29 and the Dukes, was "able to fly under the radar for many years while compromising high-value targets, as before," according to ESET.
APT groups are exploiting outdated VPNs to spy on international targets, U.K. and U.S. warn
Microsoft warned back in August that suspected Chinese hackers were trying to use VPNs as intelligence-gathering tools.
New research shows more utility companies are being targeted by phishing emails
As with the previous email lures, the hackers posed as a utility-sector certification organization.
Researchers uncover malicious sites targeting China's Uighur population
Volexity suggested the campaign could be connected to Google's iOS findings.
A phishing campaign with nation-state hallmarks is targeting Chinese government agencies
The identity of the hackers responsible remains elusive, though the phishing targets in China and the IP addresses involved indicate a coordinated effort, researchers from Anomali said.
A potentially state-sponsored hacking campaign tried to phish U.S. utilities in July, researchers say
The phishing emails purported to be from an organization that certifies engineers.