Tags advanced persistent threat (APT)

U.S., U.K. authorities warn of state-linked and criminal hacking exploiting coronavirus pandemic

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

"APT groups and cybercriminals are likely to continue to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic over the coming weeks and months,” the agencies said.

A Chinese security firm says DarkHotel hackers are behind an espionage campaign, but researchers want more details

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Did an APT group with roots in South Korea use VPN services to spy on the Chinese government?

Kaspersky finds a new APT campaign targeting engineers in the Middle East

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The malware, which is well-suited for spying, doesn’t match any code the researchers have seen before.

Latest 'Intrusion Truth' data dump peels back layers on Chinese front companies

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Exactly who is behind the Intrusion truth group remains unclear.

Possible APT attacks against Ukraine expand to target journalists, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Previous research into Gamaredon determined that hackers included Russian phrases that, when translated into English, insulted Americans.

Shadow Brokers data dump tipped researchers off to a mysterious APT dubbed DarkUniverse

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The group is tied to an APT that has targeted Chinese minorities, Kaspersky said.

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