Tagged: cyberespionage

kaspersky lab cyberespionage
09
Sep
2019

Chinese-speaking cyberespionage group APT10 crawls towards Southeast Asia

Expands spying attempts against organizations in Vietnam and Malaysia After closely monitoring the activities of the infamous cyberespionage group, Kaspersky has detected new infection attempts from APT10 against organizations located in the Southeast Asia region. The global cybersecurity company has monitored new wave of attacks potentially targeting health and medical...

07
Feb
2019

Chafer cyberespionage group targets embassies with updated homebrew spyware

Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected multiple attempts to infect foreign diplomatic entities in Iran with homebrew spyware. The attacks appear to be using an updated Remexi backdoor. Several legitimate tools were also used during the campaign. The Remexi backdoor is linked to a suspected Farsi-speaking cyberespionage group known as Chafer,...

01
Jun
2016

Charging Mobile Devices Could Put Data at Risk

Smartphones can be compromised when charged using a standard USB connection connected to a computer, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered in a proof-of-concept experiment. The researchers are now evaluating what the impact of such an incident might be. Have you ever wondered how safe your smartphone and data are when...

12
Feb
2016

Kaspersky Lab Exposes the Poseidon Group: A Commercial Malware Boutique Operating on Land, Air and Sea

First ever publicly-known Brazilian Portuguese-speaking cyberespionage campaign targeting financial institutions as well as telecommunications, manufacturing, energy and media companies. Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has announced the discovery of the Poseidon Group, an advanced threat actor active in global cyber-espionage operations since at least 2005. What makes the...

21
Apr
2015

The Chronicles of Hellsing: a Spy vs Spy Story

Kaspersky Lab has recorded a rare and unusual example of one cybercriminal attacking another. In 2014, Hellsing, a small and technically unremarkable cyberespionage group targeting mostly government and diplomatic organizations in Asia, was subjected to a spear-phishing attack by another threat actor and decided to strike back. Kaspersky Lab believes...