Cyber espionage stories
Operation Texonto spreads false war info, reveals ESET Research
Operation Texonto, a disinformation scheme targeting Ukrainians with war-related false information via spam emails, has been discovered by ESET Research.
Half-year surge in cyber attacks on infrastructure, says Dragos
Worldwide cybersecurity expert Dragos reports a 50% surge in politically motivated cyberattacks and new threat clusters targeting critical infrastructure.
Breaking down Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030
Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030, aimed toward transforming the nation from highly vulnerable to a global cyber risk leader, embarks on its urgent 'Phase One', following a 14% rise in cyber attacks last year.
Ivanti VPN vulnerabilities exploited by suspected espionage group UNC5221
Suspected espionage group UNC5221 exploited two zero-day vulnerabilities in Ivanti VPN and security appliances, using multiple custom malware families for post-exploitation espionage.
Cyberint report explores digital dynamics of Israel-Hamas, Russia-Ukraine conflicts
Cyberint releases report on digital warfare trends in Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine conflicts, highlighting increased hacktivism.
Google Cloud unveils cybersecurity predictions for 2024 in new report
Google Cloud reveals cybersecurity predictions for 2024, highlighting the continued evolution of cyber threats.
Kaspersky reveals extensive report on Asian Advanced Persistent Threat groups
Kaspersky unveils a comprehensive report on Asian APT groups, providing detailed insights into global cyber threat incidents.
Ploughshare and Tarian Technology present 'Bastion', a breakthrough in cyberdefence
Ploughshare and Tarian Technology unite to launch Bastion, a groundbreaking cybersecurity defence system, revolutionizing data protection in the digital age.
Palo Alto Networks uncovers hackers targeting diplomats
While attacks on diplomatic organisations are common, Cloaked Ursa focuses on the diplomats themselves more than the countries they represent, Unit 42 finds.
Two-step phishing attacks, cyber-espionage increasing
Cybercrime has become the world's third largest economy, and estimated to generate $8 trillion by the end of 2023.
Chinese cyberespionage group targets U.S. Govt and Defense
The NSA has issued a cybersecurity advisory highlighting a cluster of activity it attributes to a People's Republic of China state-sponsored threat group.
Mandiant details prolific North Korean cyber-espionage group
Mandiant has assessed with high confidence that APT43 is a moderately-sophisticated cyber operator that supports the interests of the North Korean regime.
CPR uncovers cyber espionage campaign targeting SEA governments
Check Point Research (CPR) has revealed an ongoing cyber espionage campaign expand to target more Southeast Asian governments.
China-based threat group targeting SE Asia, says Mandiant
Identified as UNC4191, this cyber espionage threat leverages USB devices as an initial infection vector, concentrates on the Philippines, and has a China nexus.
A deep dive into a Corporate Espionage operation
Rise in hybrid cyberattacks targeting small companies sparks concern over vulnerability exploits, as corporate espionage becomes widespread.
Cyberespionage group Worok targeting companies, governments
ESET researchers have discovered a previously unknown cyberespionage group that targets various high-profile companies and local governments.
Russian, Ukraine-themed war lure of choice for cyber espionage
Russian and Ukraine-themed war documents have become the lure of choice for cyber espionage, according to a new analysis from Check Point Research.
ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
The latest ESET Threat Report reveals key insights into external attack vectors, email threats, and the impact of cryptocurrency exchange rates.
At least nine global organisations compromised by new active cyber-espionage campaign
A new active cyber-espionage campaign has compromised global organisations in the defence, education, energy, healthcare and technology sectors.
Android espionage: ESET uncovers BladeHawk campaign via Facebook
ESET researchers uncover targeted mobile espionage campaign against Kurdish group, distributed via Facebook profiles.
Advanced threat actors engaged in cyberespionage up their game
Advanced threat actors engaged in cyberespionage in the Asia Pacific have upped their game in a new campaign, according to Kaspersky.
Cyber-espionage growing problem for APAC region, report finds
Asia-Pacific public sector at highest risk for cyber-espionage attacks, says new Verizon Cyber-Espionage Report. APAC also hit hardest worldwide.
Check Point uncovers five year cyber espionage campaign
Naikon’s primary method is exploit the trust and diplomatic relations between departments and governments to increase the chances of its attack succeeding.
Fortinet cyber threat report paints bleak picture
The report reveals cybercriminals are maximising global economic and political realities to further enable their goal.