Research claims CCLeaner attack carried out by Chinese-linked group

Security researchers increasingly believe that an elite Chinese hacking group broke into British software maker Piriform to booby trap popular file cleaning program CCleaner, according to research and private analysis provided to CyberScoop. New research published Monday by Israeli cybersecurity startup Intezer Labs, authored by senior security researcher Jay Rosenberg, adds support to the conclusion … Read more

Leaked Hacking Team tools were used by group stealing East Asian IP

A sophisticated and “well-funded” hacking group with a penchant for stealing intellectual property and other trade secrets is wreaking havoc in East Asia by exploiting a series of old, publicly acknowledged software vulnerabilities, according to research conducted by TrendMicro. The findings are significant because it exposes an active regional threat that continues to invest in … Read more