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DinodasRAT malware targets Linux servers in espionage campaign
2024-03-31 14:35

The Linux variant of the malware has not been described publicly, although the first version has been tracked to 2021. Cybersecurity company ESET has previously seen DinodasRAT compromising Windows systems in an espionage campaign dubbed 'Operation Jacana,' that targeted government entities.

Two Chinese APT Groups Ramp Up Cyber Espionage Against ASEAN Countries
2024-03-27 04:20

Two China-linked advanced persistent threat (APT) groups have been observed targeting entities and member countries affiliated with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as part of a...

Sketchy NuGet Package Likely Linked to Industrial Espionage Targets Developers
2024-03-26 16:54

Threat hunters have identified a suspicious package in the NuGet package manager that's likely designed to target developers working with tools made by a Chinese firm that specializes in...

U.S. Charges 7 Chinese Nationals in Major 14-Year Cyber Espionage Operation
2024-03-26 12:06

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Monday unsealed indictments against seven Chinese nationals for their involvement in a hacking group that targeted U.S. and foreign critics, journalists,...

RedCurl Cybercrime Group Abuses Windows PCA Tool for Corporate Espionage
2024-03-14 10:23

The Russian-speaking cybercrime group called RedCurl is leveraging a legitimate Microsoft Windows component called the Program Compatibility Assistant (PCA) to execute malicious commands. “The...

South Korean Citizen Detained in Russia on Cyber Espionage Charges
2024-03-12 06:32

Russia has detained a South Korean national for the first time on cyber espionage charges and transferred from Vladivostok to Moscow for further investigation. The development was first...

U.S. Government Disrupts Russia-Linked Botnet Engaged in Cyber Espionage
2024-02-16 06:49

The U.S. government on Thursday said it disrupted a botnet comprising hundreds of small office and home office (SOHO) routers in the country that was put to use by the Russia-linked APT28 actor to...

Microsoft Warns of Widening APT29 Espionage Attacks Targeting Global Orgs
2024-01-26 06:03

Microsoft on Thursday said the Russian state-sponsored threat actors responsible for a cyber attack on its systems in late November 2023 have been targeting other organizations and that it's...

Sea Turtle Cyber Espionage Campaign Targets Dutch IT and Telecom Companies
2024-01-06 08:19

Telecommunication, media, internet service providers (ISPs), information technology (IT)-service providers, and Kurdish websites in the Netherlands have been targeted as part of a new cyber...

Iranian Hackers Using MuddyC2Go in Telecom Espionage Attacks Across Africa
2023-12-19 11:41

The Iranian nation-state actor known as MuddyWater has leveraged a newly discovered command-and-control (C2) framework called MuddyC2Go in its attacks on the telecommunications sector in Egypt,...