Hackers linked to the Chinese government increasingly target Russia, analysis suggests

Written by AJ Vicens Jul 7, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Nation-state hackers with links to the Chinese government seem to be targeting Russian entities at an increasing rate, an analysis published…

Why Huawei security concerns cannot be removed from US-China relations

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Sascha-Dominik (Dov) Bachmann, Bournemouth University and Anthony Paphiti, Bournemouth University Huawei’s role in building new 5G networks has become one of the most controversial topics in…

The Ukraine war could provide a cyberwarfare manual for Chinese generals eyeing Taiwan

Written by Tim Starks and AJ Vicens Jul 5, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Military leaders around the world are closely watching Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which just entered its fifth month,…

Hacker Selling Shanghai Police Database with Billions of Chinese Citizens Data

As seen by Hackread.com, the database is currently being sold for 10 Bitcoin (around $200,000) at the time of publishing this article. Unidentified hackers claim to have stolen data of…

NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 29, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP NATO announced plans Wednesday for a commitment to create a rapid response cyber force and to bolster military partnerships with civil…

Chinese influence operation aimed to protect Beijing's stake in rare earth mining, research finds

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 28, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Chinese influence operation unsuccessfully tried to mobilize U.S. protests against an Australian rare earths mining company planning an expansion in…

Chinese Hackers Distributing Nim language Malware in SMS Bomber Tool

This newly discovered malware campaign is attributed to a Chinese hacking group called Tropic Trooper. Cybersecurity researchers at Check Point have shared details of a new malware campaign suspected to be launched…

Cybersecurity in the Pacific: how island nations are building their online defences

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Carsten Rudolph, Monash University; James Boorman, Monash University, and Monica Whitty, Monash University Leaders of several Pacific nations met in Fiji last week to strengthen ties…

Hackers Using Web3 Backdoor Wallets to Steal Seed Phrases from iOS/Android Users

A Chinese-speaking, technically skilled threat actor distributes backdoored applications to extract cash from victims in the newly discovered large-scale operation. Confiant security researchers have shared details of a large-scale operation…

Researchers ID new RAT developed by Chinese hacking group with growing target list

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An established Chinese hacking group known for targeting telecommunications, finance and government organizations around the world has developed a “new, difficult-to-detect”…