Chinese APT deploys new cyberespionage tool. Hacktivism roils India after politician’s remarks about the Prophet. Ukraine reports a “massive” spam campaign against the country’s media organizations.

At a glance.

  • Chinese APT deploys new cyberespionage tool.
  • Hacktivism roils India after politician’s remarks about the Prophet.
  • Ukraine reports a “massive” spam campaign against the country’s media organizations.
  • SeaFlower uses stolen seed phrases to rifle cryptocurrency wallets.
  • Ukraine moves sensitive data abroad.
  • Security and the future of work.
  • Hertzbleed side-channel issue affects Intel and AMD processors.
  • Iranian spearphishing campaign prospected former Israeli officials.
  • A look at software bills of materials.
  • A new version of IceXLoader is observed.
  • Exploiting versioning limits to render files inaccessible.
  • Malibot: an info stealer masquerading as a coin miner.
  • “Hermit” spyware used by nation-state security services.
  • Fabricated evidence planted in computers.
  • Exercise Cyber Shield 2022 wraps up.

Chinese APT deploys new cyberespionage tool.

In a report released Monday, Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 outlines the recent activities of Gallium, a Chinese government threat actor particularly active against selective targets in Australia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Europe. Gallium has also been associated with Operation Soft Cell, a campaign against telecommunications providers. The recent operations Palo Alto describes are distinguished by their employment of “a new, difficult-to-detect remote access trojan named PingPull.” They’re also marked by an expansion to sectors other than telecommunications, specifically government organizations and financial services. Palo Alto has shared detailed findings with fellow members of the Cyber Threat Alliance. The company also extends “special thanks to the NSA Cybersecurity Collaboration Center, the Australian Cyber Security Centre and other government partners for their collaboration and insights offered in support of this research.”

Hacktivism roils India after politician’s remarks about the Prophet.

Remarks by a representative of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have prompted a defacement campaign against websites belonging…

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