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Archive for April, 2020

APT32 hackers targeted Chinese govt over coronavirus response

Hackers working in support of the Vietnamese government have attempted to break into Chinese state organisations at the centre of Beijing’s effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, according to US cyber security firm FireEye. FireEye said a hacking group known as APT32 had tried to compromise the personal and professional email accounts of staff at […]

China-linked ‘Electric Panda’ hackers seek U.S. targets, intel agency warns

Nearly 40 U.S. contracting facilities with access to classified information have been targeted by a hacking group with suspected ties to the Chinese government since Feb. 1, according to a bulletin disseminated to contractors by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency on Wednesday. The bulletin, obtained by Politico, is marked “unclassified/for official use only” and […]