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NSA Equation Group tool was used by Chinese hackers years before it was leaked online

The Chinese APT group had access to an NSA Equation Group, NSA hacking tool and used it years before it was leaked online by Shadow Brokers group. Check Point Research teamĀ discovered that China-linkedĀ APT31Ā group (akaĀ Zirconium.) used a tool dubbed Jian, which is a clone ofĀ NSA Equation GroupĀ ā€˜s ā€œEpMeā€ hacking tool years before it was leaked online […]

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Microsoft to notify Office 365 users of nation-state attacks

The new security alert will notify companies when their employees are being targeted by state-sponsored attacks. Since this Saturday, the new alert service was added to the Microsoft 365 roadmap website. ā€œNation state threats are defined as cyber threat activity that originates in a particular country with the apparent intent of furthering national interests. These attacks […]

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Lebanese Cedar APT group broke into telco and ISPs worldwide

Clearsky researchers linked the Lebanese Cedar APT group to a cyber espionage campaign that targeted companies around the world. Clearsky researchers linked the Lebanese Cedar group (aka Volatile Cedar) to a cyber espionage campaign that targeted companies around the world. The APT group has been active since 2012, experts linked the group to the Hezbollah militant group. […]

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