Showing posts with label Chinese Hackers. Show all posts
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Chinese Hackers Target Government Entities in Widespread Campaign


Chinese Hackers Target Government Entities in Widespread Campaign
| #TpromoCom #Hacker #Hackers #CyberSecurity #CyberAttack | A newly uncovered advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign is targeting a large number of users in South Asia, including government entities, according to a new report from anti-malware vendor Kaspersky (securityweek). https://bit.ly/3B2GZnp

Dubbed LuminousMoth, the activity involves cyberespionage attacks on governments since at least October 2020 but, unlike similar attacks that are highly targeted, this campaign stands out due to its size: roughly 100 victims in Myanmar and 1,400 in the Philippines.

The main focus of the attacks, however, was only a subset of victims that included high-profile organizations, including government entities both within the two countries and abroad. (read more)



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