corporate espionage

Pierluigi Paganini September 02, 2017
DragonOK APT is adopting new tactics, techniques and procedures

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks recently observed the DragonOK APT group adopting new tactics, techniques and procedures. China-linked cyber espionage group DragonOK is back, security experts from Palo Alto Networks have uncovered a new campaign leveraging the KHRAT remote access Trojan (RAT). The DragonOk group (also known as NetTraveler (TravNet), PlugX, Saker, Netbot, DarkStRat, and ZeroT i) was first spotted September […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 07, 2017
China-Linked DragonOK APT Group continues updating tools and tactics

The China-linked DragonOK continues updating tools and tactics and targeted entities in various countries, including Russia and Tibet. It was September 2014, when security researchers at FireEye spotted for the first time the cyber espionage activities of a Chinese state-sponsored group dubbed DragonOK. At the time, FireEye discovered two hacking campaigns conducted by distinct groups operating in separate regions […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 07, 2015
Hacking enterprise wireless Printers with a drone or a vacuum cleaner

A group of researchers from the iTrust has demonstrated how to use a Drone to intercept wireless printer transmissions from outside an office building. Recently I wrote a blog post on the Infosec Institute titled “Modern Physical Security Awareness Is More Than Dumpster Diving” where I explain how the concept of physical security is evolving […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 03, 2015
Company’s data at risk due to the use of mobile gambling apps

Veracode has conducted a research on the security of several mobile gambling apps and discovered a number of flaws that expose enterprises to serious risks. If you belong to a global corporation, the most probably think you will find out is that some of your colleagues have installed mobile apps that don’t belong to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 05, 2014
War shipping, hacking corporate WLan with a Raspberry Pi board

Security expert Larry Pesce has designed a war shipping board-sized package that could be used to hack wireless networks through the post. The corporate espionage is considered one of the most dangerous threats for private business, but also for government entities, we have discussed in the past about various kinds of offensives against targeted networks, […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 16, 2014
Citadel Trojan targets energy industry in Middle East

Experts at IBM Trusteer security firms have discovered a massively distributed Citadel trojan targets Middle Eastern Petrochemical companies. Researchers at IBM Trusteer have recently discovered targeted cyber attacks using a variant of the popular Citadel trojan on several Middle Eastern petrochemical companies. The Citadel Trojan is a malware designed to steal personal information, including banking and […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 12, 2014
FireEye uncovered two cyber espionage campaigns operating in parallel from China

FireEye discovered two distinct groups of Chinese hackers operating cyber espionage campaigns on a large-scale in parallel. Security experts at FireEye have discovered two hacking campaigns conducted by distinct groups operating in separate regions of China that seems to work in parallel. The first team of hackers, named Moafee, is targeting military and government organizations which were in some […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 11, 2014
Dyre Zeus variant malware used for corporate espionage

Security experts warn Dyre malware is being used by cyber criminals for corporate espionage instead harvest banking credentials. Dyre is the name of a new variant of the immortal Zeus banking trojan worries cyber security experts, this new strain doesn’t limit its stealing activity to user’s banking credentials, but search for customer information. Dyre has been detected […]