Suspected Chinese spies cover tracks in efforts to breach Vietnamese government
The research shows how alleged Chinese hackers may collaborate in their efforts to infiltrate Southeast Asian governments.
Vietnamese hackers spent years harassing human rights activists with spyware
OceanLotus has a vast array of tools at its disposal to conduct espionage.
Cryptocurrency miners were 'distraction technique' in APT's espionage campaigns, Microsoft says
The hacking group known as Bismuth, APT32 or Ocean Lotus installed Monero miners on victims' networks while it was up to other, more nefarious activities, researchers say.
MacOS backdoor appears to be update of tool previously used by Vietnam-linked group
Researchers at Trend Micro say a newly discovered MacOS backdoor uses tactics previously associated with the group known as APT32 or OceanLotus.
Vietnamese hacking group OceanLotus uses imitation news sites to spread malware
The latest findings come after Kaspersky uncovered an espionage effort involving the coronavirus pandemic.
These tiny islands are at the heart of an uncovered Chinese phishing campaign
Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns frequently coincide with territorial disputes.