OceanLotus hits targets in Southeast Asia, while PlugX malware steals pharmaceutical data. APT groups are targeting high-profile corporate and government targets in Southeast Asia, security researchers have discovered.
North Korea appears to be planning major international cyber-attacks, with espionage group APT37 (Reaper) seen to be expanding its scope and sophistication with new zro day vulnerabilities and wiper malware.
Previously unknown cyber-espionage groups have been attacking individuals mainly in Iran but also the UK, US, Germany and Holland for the past 18 months or more, says Symantec.
Power grids are being attacked by hackers and APTs who are, inexplicably, not taking any action against them, says honeypot expert Dewan Chowdhury.
Never underestimate just how valuable enterprise data is to cyber-criminals, from low-level thieves to extremely well-funded (and therefore, well-armed) state-sponsored attackers, says Matt Middleton-Leal.