Tags cyber-espionage

How hackers used a PowerPoint file to spy on Tibet’s government-in-exile

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The Tibetan diaspora has been targeted in a series of malware campaigns since 2016.

Cybersecurity firm Area 1 defends pointing finger at China over European cables hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The research has reignited a debate about attribution in infosec.

Middle East group goes on hacking spree against telecoms, embassies and more

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Researchers found the suspected Iranian group on the same embassy network as Fancy Bear.

Suspected North Korean hackers target universities using Chrome extension

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Pyongyang's hackers have expanded their targeted base, according to ASERT, the threat intelligence group of Netscout’s Arbor Networks.

DOJ indictment spotlights China’s civilian intel agency – and its hacker recruits

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

In unsealing charges against 10 Chinese nationals, the Department of Justice showed its focus is on China’s Ministry of State Security.

New research highlights Vietnamese group's custom hacking tools

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Researchers at Cylance have uncovered remote access tools linked to the infamous Vietnamese hacking group APT32.

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