The motives behind the attacks remain unclear, but likely triggers include the ongoing trade war between the US and China and the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic. APT41, a prolific advanced persistent threat group believed to be working on behalf of the Chinese government, has sharply ramped up its activities in recent months after a relative lull.
Personal data on over 8,100 individuals and confidential business information likely exposed in June 2019 incident. A data breach at Japan’s Mitsubishi Electric that may have exposed some 200 MB of personal and confidential business data is the latest reminder of the growing threat many organizations face from sophisticated cyber espionage groups. Mitsubishi on Monday
Dozens of organizations across multiple sectors have become victims of APT20 in the past two years. An advanced persistent threat (APT) actor likely operating out of China has, for the past two years at least, been quietly targeting organizations in the United States and around the globe in a sweeping espionage campaign. Among its dozens
Over the past year, the cyber-espionage group has attacked at least 12 other companies in the military, telecom, and satellite sectors, Symantec says. China-based advanced persistent threat group (APT) Thrip continues to pose a major threat to organizations in the satellite, telecommunications, and military sectors in Southeast Asia more than a year after Symantec first