Chinese malware used in attacks against Australian orgs

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The Australian government released an advisory late last week about increased cyber activity from a state actor against networks belonging to its agencies and companies in the country. Behind the attack is a “sophisticated” adversary that relies on slightly modified proof-of-concept exploit code for yesteryear vulnerabilities, the government says. An unofficial blame finger points to… Read more »

Chinese Rancor APT Refreshes Malware Kit for Espionage Attacks

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A Chinese-linked hacking group deployed a new malware strain dubbed Dudell as part of attacks targeting Cambodian government organizations between December 2018 and January 2019. The threat group tracked as Rancor by Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 is known to have operated highly-targeted cyber-espionage campaigns against other targets from South East Asia, including but not limited… Read more »