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Facebook disables cyber espionage operation from Chinese group against Uyghur activists Facebook regularly discloses methodologies that it is utilizing to secure its platform from cyberattacks and other malicious activities. Now, the company has announced that its security teams have disabled operations against Uyghur activists. These were being carried out by a group in China known as "Evil Eye" or "Earth Empusa". According to Facebook, these attacks were being predominantly carried out against journalists and activists from the Uyghurs of Xinjiang in Chin
mood posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsAPT31 Fingered for Cyber-Attack on Finnish Parliament An advanced persistent threat group (APT) with links to the Chinese government has been blamed for a cyber-espionage attack on Finland's parliament. The Finnish Security and Intelligence Service (Supo) announced on Thursday that APT31 was behind a cyber-espionage campaign that targeted the Finnish parliament last fall. Security companies including Checkpoint and FireEye have linked APT31's activities with the state cyber-operations of the People's Republic of China. "Supo ident
mood posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsSandbox evasion malware used for cyber espionage, new study shows Positive Technologies analysed 36 malware families containing sandbox detection and evasion capabilities that have been active in the last 10 years. The company's findings show that 25% of that malware was active in 2019-2020, and that at least 23 APT groups around the world have used them in attacks. As they traced the evolution of sandbox evasion and anti-analysis techniques, Positive Technologies experts observed that the same malware used different methods in different years t