Tag: Cyberespionage


Iranian APT targets aerospace and telecom firms with stealthy ShellClient Trojan

October 6, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Security researchers have uncovered cyberespionage operations by an Iran-based hacker group targeting aerospace and telecom firms with a previously undocumented stealthy Trojan program that’s been in use since 2018. Security firm Cybereason has dubbed the campaign Operation GhostShell and said […]


Snake cyberespionage malware is ready to bite Mac users

May 5, 2017

Via: CIO

A sophisticated Russian cyberespionage group is readying attacks against Mac users and has recently ported its Windows backdoor program to macOS. The group, known in the security industry as Snake, Turla or Uroburos, has been active since at least 2007 […]


Potential Apple Watch snooping: a not-so-paranoid cyberespionage risk

October 11, 2016

Via: CIO

It may sound paranoid, but the next time you enter a highly confidential meeting, leave your smart watch behind. It’s possible the device could be spying on you. That’s what ministers in the U.K. are reportedly being told. They’ve recently […]


Cyberespionage group abuses Windows hotpatching mechanism for malware stealth

April 28, 2016

Via: CIO

A cyberespionage group active in Asia has been leveraging a Windows feature known as hotpatching in order to better hide its malware from security products. The group, which malware researchers from Microsoft call Platinum, has been active since at least […]