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Hackers linked to Chinese government used mobile malware to spy on ethnic minority

by Chris Bing • 12 hours ago

Lookout researchers say a hacking group likely linked to the Chinese government is conducting targeted surveillance against an ethnic minority known as the Uyghurs.

Chinese-linked trojan found in breach of Western aerospace firm

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

"It is highly likely that this tool will continue to be uncovered as part of targeted attacks for some time."

Research claims CCLeaner attack carried out by Chinese-linked group

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Israeli cybersecurity startup Intezer Labs claims its highly likely that APT17 is behind the supply chain attack that targeted the popular disk cleanup utility.

Security firms pour on evidence of Chinese hacking against Vietnam

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The operation is reportedly tied to the fight over territory in the South China Sea.

Researchers uncover latest version of Chinese spyware used to target dissidents

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Lookout says a newly discovered variant of mobile malware, dubbed xRAT, represents the latest iteration of a sophisticated cyber-espionage tool previously used by the Chinese government.

Arrest of Chinese malware suspect highlights DOJ's strategy against foreign hackers

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The arrest of Yu Pingan in connection with the development of high-profile malware serves to highlight the Justice Department's modern and expansive efforts to prosecute foreign hackers in spite of extradition challenges.

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