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Huawei success in 5G may be due to cyber espionage

Huawei 5G and cyber espionage

According to Bloomberg, Chinese hackers could steal innovations from computer networks of Canadian Nortel and, probably, their success in the development of 5G Huawei may be due to cyber espionage. Long before the Chinese company Huawei achieved great success in the field of 5G technology, in 2000s the large Canadian …

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Chinese developers secretly released uninstaller for GoldenSpy backdoor

GoldenSpy backdoor uninstaller

Recently, we talked about how Trustwave specialists found that an unnamed Chinese bank forced Western companies to install official tax software containing a backdoor. Now it became known that Chinese developers secretly released an uninstaller for the backdoor, which was called GoldenSpy. The suspicious program is called Intelligent Tax, and …

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Hackers hide web skimmers in image metadata

Web skimmers hide in metadata

Malwarebytes experts discovered that MageCart hackers use a kind of steganography and hide web skimmers in EXIF image metadata and use images to extract stolen data. Initially, the name MageCart was assigned to one hack group, which first began to use the so-called web skimmers on websites to steal bank …

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Odd things do happen (MilkmanVictory issue)

My long-time partner Gridinsoft with whom I have been collaborating in the fight against online threats for several years reported a pause in our relationship with an explanation that I have discredited myself as a specialist. For some weeks now, unknown people have been attacking me with threatening letters, false …

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Twitter blocked DDoSecrets account

Twitter blocked DDoSecrets account

At the beginning of this week, a group of DDoSecrets activists (Distributed Denial of Secrets), describing itself as a “champion of transparency” published 269 GB of data publicly owned by law enforcement agencies and data centers in the United States. It has now become known that Twitter has blocked the …

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