A Chinese hacking group is stealing airline passenger details

A suspected Chinese hacking group has been attacking the airline industry for the past few years with the goal of obtaining passenger data in order to track the movement of persons of interest.

The intrusions have been linked to a threat actor that the cyber-security has been tracking under the name of Chimera.

Believed to be operating in the interests of the Chinese state, the group’s activities were first described in a report and Black Hat presentation  from CyCraft in 2020.

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Source: ZDNet