Chinese hackers have stepped up attacks on Taiwanese organizations

A suspected Chinese state-sponsored hacking group has stepped up its targeting of Taiwanese organizations, particularly those in sectors such as government, education, technology and diplomacy, according to cybersecurity intelligence company Recorded Future. RedJuliett has targeted Taiwanese organizations in the past, Read More …

Germany recalls envoy to Russia over cyberattack

The German ambassador to Russia was recalled for consultations on Monday after Berlin accused Moscow of carrying out cyberattacks. A newly concluded government investigation found the cyberattack had been carried out by a group — linked to Moscow’s GRU military Read More …

European diplomats targeted by SPIKEDWINE with WINELOADER

Zscaler’s ThreatLabz discovered a suspicious PDF file uploaded to VirusTotal from Latvia on January 30th, 2024. This PDF file is masqueraded as an invitation letter from the Ambassador of India, inviting diplomats to a wine-tasting event in February 2024. The Read More …

Classified Japanese diplomatic info leaked after Chinese cyberattacks in 2020

Classified Japanese diplomatic information was leaked following Chinese cyberattacks on the Foreign Ministry in 2020, a government source said Monday, exposing the nation’s digital vulnerability. Japan detected the large-scale attack and release of diplomatic telegrams during a period of government Read More …