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Chinese group said to use HackingTeam tools to spread ransomware, cryptominers

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

"The tools they use are sophisticated," an analyst at Symantec says.

Researchers uncover maze of hidden backdoors in European embassy and ministry systems

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

“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

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

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.

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