Researchers Disclose Undocumented Chinese Malware Used in Recent Attacks

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Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a series of attacks by a threat actor of Chinese origin that has targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with malware — including a previously undocumented backdoor. Attributing the campaign to Winnti (or APT41), Positive Technologies dated the first attack to May 12, 2020, when the APT used LNK shortcuts to extract and… Read more »

U.S. charges Chinese Winnti hackers for attacking 100+ companies (APT41)

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced today charges against five Chinese nationals fort cyberattacks on more than 100 companies, some of them being attributed to state-backed hacking group APT41. APT41 is one of the oldest threat groups, known primarily for cyber-espionage operations against a variety of entities, including software developers, gaming companies, hardware manufacturers, think… Read more »