Tag: cyber espionage


Russia-Linked Cyberattacks Are Now on the Rise

June 15, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

The rise of Russia-linked cyberattacks is causing concerns among US and French analysts, who have observed a shift in Moscow’s focus from Ukraine to its European allies. According to Al Jazeera, a recent report released by French defense firm Thales […]


China-Linked Cyber-Espionage Team Homes In on Hong Kong Government Orgs

October 19, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

The Winnti cyber-espionage group out of China was discovered deploying the Spyder Loader malware as part of an ongoing campaign to gather intelligence information on government organizations in Hong Kong. Researchers at Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team recently observed malicious activity […]


US charges two Iranian hackers for years-long cyber-espionage, cybercrime spree

September 16, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The US has filed charges and is seeking the arrest of two Iranian nationals believed to have carried out cyber-intrusions at the behest of the Iranian government and for their own personal financial gain. In an indictment unsealed today, prosecutors […]


Cyber espionage warning: The most advanced hacking groups are getting more ambitious

February 20, 2019

Via: ZDnet

The most advanced hacking groups are becoming bolder when conducting campaigns, with the number of organisations targeted by the most biggest campaigns rising by almost a third. A combination of new groups emerging and threat actors developing successful strategies for […]


Bill seeks trade penalties on foreign countries that harbor hackers

July 24, 2015

Via: Stephanie Kanowitz

In response to the compromise of 22 million federal workers’ records after a cyberattack on the Office of Personnel Management, a bill proposes new retaliation tactics against foreign cyber perpetrators. Read More