In an announcement made last Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said the charges include a “conspiracy to commit computer intrusions against dozens of companies in the United States and around the world.” The two defendants allegedly committed cyber crimes in association with a Chinese intelligence service, Ministry of State Security.
Cisco’s Talos security group has discovered a new cyber campaign dubbed “DNSpionage” that targets organizations in the Middle East. The cyber attacks have impacted .gov domains in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as well as a Lebanese airline company. “This particular campaign utilizes two fake, malicious websites containing job postings that are used to compromise targets via …
A suspected Chinese-linked cyber espionage campaign dubbed Temp.Periscope has been targeting engineering and maritime industries. FireEye has observed a spike in the campaign activity since early 2018 and has tracked the activity since 2013.
The Sofacy group (aka APT28, Fancy Bear, and Pawn Storm) have allegedly attacked and breached German government’s secure computer network. Many security experts believe the cyberespionage group has ties back to the Russian government.
A massive mobile cyber espionage and advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign dubbed “Dark Caracal” has been stealing hundreds of GB of sensitive personal data records since 2012.
Palo Alto’s Unit 42 security group has discovered a new malware family called Reaver with links to Chinese espionage group, also known for using SunOrcal malware.
Symantec has spotted a previously unknown cyber espionage group called Sowbug that targets South American and Southeast Asian governments.