Researchers found unremovable malware preinstalled in the Unimax U686CL, a budget Android device sold by Assurance Wireless. Budget Android smartphones offered through a US government initiative for low-income Americans come with preinstalled, unremovable Chinese malware, researchers report. These low-cost smartphones are sold by Assurance Wireless, a federal Lifeline Assistance program under Virgin Mobile. Lifeline, supported
APT41’s new campaign is latest to highlight trend by Chinese threat groups to attack upstream service providers as a way to reach its intended targets, FireEye says. APT41, a Chinese hacking group known for its prolific state-sponsored espionage campaigns, has begun targeting telecommunications companies with new malware designed to monitor and save SMS traffic from
APT3 quietly monitored an NSA attack on its systems and used the information to build a weapon of its own. Chinese threat actor APT3 quietly monitored the US National Security Agency’s use of a highly sophisticated cyber attack tool and then reverse engineered the code to build an advanced Trojan of its own called Bemstour.
Fujie Wang allegedly worked as part of a hacking team out of China that stole information on nearly 80 million Americans in the massive healthcare breach. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) today unsealed an indictment of a Chinese national who allegedly was part of a hacking group in China behind the massive 2015 data
New Symantec research shows how the Buckeye group captured an exploit and backdoor used by the National Security Agency and deployed them on other victims. A Chinese hacking group obtained access to an exploit and backdoor used by US intelligence – not by stealing the code, but apparently just by being a vigilant defender when
A Chinese woman arrested for entering the grounds of Mar-a-Lago under false pretenses was carrying electronic equipment holding malware. Chinese national Yujing Zhang was arrested for breaching the perimeter at the Mar-a-Lago golf club in Florida and telling the US Secret Service she was there to attend a nonexistent event. While the details of her