Chinese group said to use HackingTeam tools to spread ransomware, cryptominers
A sophisticated Chinese cybercrime group is using old, leaked computer code from a notorious cyber-arms dealer, known as "HackingTeam," to breach thousands of companies, mostly based in Asia, according to new research by Israel cybersecurity firm Intezer.
Western Digital removes hard-coded backdoor from personal cloud drives
Owners of Western Digital My Cloud products should make sure they've downloaded the most recent security patches after a hard-coded backdoor was recently discovered.
Previously unknown cyber-espionage group has successfully hacked in South America since 2015
"The tools they use are sophisticated," an analyst at Symantec says.
Researchers uncover maze of hidden backdoors in European embassy and ministry systems
ESET's findings reveal the inner, technical workings of a complex cyber-espionage operation that is ongoing and spans more than a year.
Bad backdoor found in server software used by financial institutions
“ShadowPad is an example of how dangerous and wide-scale a successful supply-chain attack can be," one researcher said.
U.S. warns of 'emerging' global cyber-espionage campaign by Chinese hackers
An "emerging" international cyber-espionage campaign by a group with suspected ties to the Chinese government is affecting a growing number of companies globally, according to a warning from the U.S. government.