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.
Tag: state sponsored
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.
Researchers have discovered a new cyber-espionage campaign targeting the organization representing the exiled Tibetan government.
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.
The data-wiping Shamoon malware resurfaced this week at Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem, where it destroyed files on about 10 percent of company PCs, according to a published report. The attacks may be linked to Saipem’s work with Saudi Aramco, a target of earlier Shamoon attacks.