state-sponsored hacking

Google security researchers say they have found evidence that government-backed hackers linked to Russia and China are exploiting a since-patched vulnerability in WinRAR, the popular shareware archiving tool for Windows.…

Russia and China-backed hackers are exploiting WinRAR zero-day bug

A little-known cloud company provided web hosting and internet services to more than two dozen different state-sponsored hacking groups and commercial spyware operators, according to researchers at cybersecurity company Halcyon.…

Researchers claim US-registered cloud host facilitated state-backed cyberattacks

The Canadian branch of Amnesty International has confirmed it was the target of a “sophisticated” cyberattack carried out by Chinese state-sponsored hackers.  The human rights organization said it first detected…

Amnesty Canada says it was targeted by Chinese state-sponsored hackers

Microsoft has finally released a fix for “Follina,” a zero-day vulnerability in Windows that’s being actively exploited by state-backed hackers. A fix for the high-severity vulnerability — tracked as CVE-2022-30190…

Microsoft finally fixes Windows zero-day flaw exploited by state-backed hackers

China-backed hackers are exploiting an unpatched Microsoft Office zero-day vulnerability, known as “Follina”, to execute malicious code remotely on Windows systems. The high-severity vulnerability — tracked as CVE-2022-30190 — is being…

China-backed hackers are exploiting unpatched Microsoft zero-day 

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Microsoft has successfully seized domains used by APT28, a state-sponsored group operated by Russian military intelligence, to target institutions in Ukraine. The tech giant said in a blog post on…

Microsoft seizes domains used by Russian spies to target Ukraine