The security firm Cybereason has uncovered a persistent cyber espionage attack on telecommunications companies worldwide to steal data on high-profile users and then spy on them.
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Chinese APT Group, Used Stolen NSA Hacking Tools Before Shadow Brokers
A group with links to the government of China was using hacking tools developed by the NSA even before they are believed to have been stolen, a new report contends.
Warning: Trump Terrorist Designation May Prompt Iranian Cyber Attacks
The Trump Administration’s designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization could prompt retaliatory cyber attacks from state-sponsored actors from the Islamic Republic, security researchers from Recorded Future warn.
ExileRAT Malware Targets Tibetan Exile Government
Researchers have discovered a new cyber-espionage campaign targeting the organization representing the exiled Tibetan government.
Report: Iranian APT Actors Regroup After Main Security Forum Shuts Down
Iranian state-sponsored hackers are regrouping after the shutdown last year of their main security forum, migrating to other forums and making new connections for potential cyber-response against mounting political pressures from the United States and Europe, according to a new report.