Hackers abuse Google Command and Control red team tool in attacks

The Chinese state-sponsored hacking group APT41 was found abusing the GC2 (Google Command and Control) red teaming tool in data theft attacks against a Taiwanese media and an Italian job search company.

APT 41, also known as HOODOO, is a Chinese state-sponsored hacking group known to target a wide range of industries in the USA, Asia, and Europe. Mandiant has been tracking the hacking group since 2014, saying its activities overlap with other known Chinese hacking groups, such as BARIUM and Winnti.

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Source: Bleeping Computer