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Chinese Hackers Carried Out Country-Level Watering Hole Attack

Chinese Hackers Carried Out Country-Level Watering Hole Attack
June 14, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered an espionage campaign that has targeted a national data center of an unnamed central Asian country ...

Leaked NSA Dump Also Contains Tools Agency Used to Track Other Hackers

Leaked NSA Dump Also Contains Tools Agency Used to Track Other Hackers
March 06, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A years ago when the mysterious hacking group ' The Shadow Brokers ' dumped a massive trove of sensitive data stolen from the US ...

Cyber Espionage Group Targets Asian Countries With Bitcoin Mining Malware

Cyber Espionage Group Targets Asian Countries With Bitcoin Mining Malware
February 07, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a custom-built piece of malware that's wreaking havoc in Asia for past several months and is cap...

U.S. Charges Three Chinese Hackers for Hacking Siemens, Trimble & Moody

U.S. Charges Three Chinese Hackers for Hacking Siemens, Trimble & Moody
November 27, 2017Wang Wei
The United States Justice Department has charged three Chinese nationals for allegedly hacking Moody's Analytics economist, German el...

Built-in Keylogger Found in MantisTek GK2 Keyboards—Sends Data to China

Built-in Keylogger Found in MantisTek GK2 Keyboards—Sends Data to China
November 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
"The right keyboard can make all the difference between a victory and a defeat in a video game battlefield." If you are a gam...

FBI Arrests Another Hacker Who Visited United States to Attend a Conference

FBI Arrests Another Hacker Who Visited United States to Attend a Conference
August 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
The FBI has arrested a Chinese citizen for allegedly distributing malware used in the 2015 massive OPM breach that resulted in the theft...

Over 500 Android Apps On Google Play Store Found Spying On 100 Million Users

Over 500 Android Apps On Google Play Store Found Spying On 100 Million Users
August 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Over 500 different Android apps that have been downloaded more than 100 million times from the official Google Play Store found to be inf...

Linguistic Analysis Suggests WannaCry Hackers Could be From Southern China

Linguistic Analysis Suggests WannaCry Hackers Could be From Southern China
May 29, 2017Wang Wei
It’s been almost four weeks since the outcry of WannaCry ransomware , but the hackers behind the self-spread ransomware threat have not b...

Three Chinese Hackers Fined $9 Million for Stealing Trade Secrets

Three Chinese Hackers Fined $9 Million for Stealing Trade Secrets
May 11, 2017Wang Wei
Hackers won't be spared. Three Chinese hackers have been ordered to pay $8.8 million (£6.8 million) after hacking email servers of two...

U.S. Trade Group Hacked by Chinese Hackers ahead of Trump-Xi Trade Summit

U.S. Trade Group Hacked by Chinese Hackers ahead of Trump-Xi Trade Summit
April 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Researchers have uncovered a Chinese cyber-espionage against the United States ahead of the trade summit on Thursday between US President...

Hackers Using Fake Cellphone Towers to Spread Android Banking Trojan

Hackers Using Fake Cellphone Towers to Spread Android Banking Trojan
March 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Chinese Hackers have taken Smishing attack to the next level, using rogue cell phone towers to distribute Android banking malware via spo...

Google Pixel Phone and Microsoft Edge Hacked at PwnFest 2016

Google Pixel Phone and Microsoft Edge Hacked at PwnFest 2016
November 11, 2016Wang Wei
The brand new Android smartphone launched by Google just a few months back has been hacked by Chinese hackers just in less than a minute....

FBI 'Double Agent' Pleads Guilty to Selling 'Classified Information' to China

FBI 'Double Agent' Pleads Guilty to Selling 'Classified Information' to China
August 01, 2016Wang Wei
An FBI electronics technician has pleaded guilty to acting as a Chinese secret agent and passing along sensitive information about the Feds ...

US charges Chinese ex-IBM employee with Espionage

US charges Chinese ex-IBM employee with Espionage
June 15, 2016Wang Wei
The United States federal authorities have boosted charges against a former IBM Corp. software developer in China for allegedly stealing ...

Microsoft built a special version of Windows 10 just for Chinese Government

Microsoft built a special version of Windows 10 just for Chinese Government
March 29, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
China is very strict about censorship, which makes it difficult for companies to launch their products in the country. But companies like...

Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads and Malware into Web Pages

Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads and Malware into Web Pages
February 27, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
China has gained a considerable global attention when it comes to their Internet policies in the past years; whether it's introducin...

China — OPM Hack was not State-Sponsored; Blames Chinese Criminal Gangs

China — OPM Hack was not State-Sponsored; Blames Chinese Criminal Gangs
December 03, 2015Mohit Kumar
In the most surprising manner, the Chinese government said it arrested criminal hackers behind the massive cyber attack on US Office of ...

Warning: 18,000 Android Apps Contains Code that Spy on Your Text Messages

Warning: 18,000 Android Apps Contains Code that Spy on Your Text Messages
October 27, 2015Khyati Jain
A large number of third-party Android apps have reportedly been discovered grabbing copies of all text messages received or sent to infe...

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 9.0, 9.0.1 and 9.0.2 Released

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 9.0, 9.0.1 and 9.0.2 Released
October 14, 2015Wang Wei
The Chinese Pangu jailbreak team has once again surprised everyone by releasing the first untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 9 – iOS 9.0,...

How Some Chinese Hackers Started Making Big Money

How Some Chinese Hackers Started Making Big Money
October 13, 2015Khyati Jain
We know that Hackers hack for a variety of reasons: ...some hack to test their skills, …some hack to gain recognition, ...some h...