Category Archives: Asia

Dark Pink, a newly discovered hacking campaign, threatens Southeast Asian military, government organizations

A recently discovered hacking campaign is targeting a range of organizations across the Asia-Pacific region, and one in Europe, as part of a sophisticated effort to steal corporate data and other high-value secrets, researchers with the cybersecurity firm Group-IB said Thursday. The so-called “Dark Pink” campaign surged in the second half of 2022 and has, […]

FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran’s MuddyWater group

U.S. and U.K. government agencies called out Iranian government-affiliated hackers Thursday, accusing them of being behind cyber-espionage targeting the defense, local government, oil and natural gas and telecommunications sectors across the globe. The joint alert points a finger at MuddyWater, which the U.S. government for the first time last month attributed directly to Tehran. In […]

Ransomware strikes AXA shortly after insurer announces it will stop covering extortion fees

Ransomware gangs have now struck two cybersecurity insurers in as many months, with AXA confirming over the weekend that an attack had affected its Asian operations. AXA joins CNA Insurance, which in April confirmed that a ransomware incident had forced the company to take its operations offline. The attack on AXA, though, comes shortly after […]

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