A Chinese-linked cyber-espionage unit has hacked a data center belonging to a Central Asian country and has embedded malicious code on government sites. The hack of the data center happened sometime in mid-November 2017, according to a report published by Kaspersky Lab earlier this week.
Chinese cyberspies are evolving their tactics, focusing on IT staffers, relying more and more on spear-phishing instead of malware, and gathering code signing certificates from hacked software companies in the preparation of future supply-chain attacks.
Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people on suspicion of developing, selling or promoting game-cheating apps for the PUBG (PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds) game.
Chinese government officials have accidentally admitted over the weekend that they can access deleted WeChat messages, a Chinese news site has reported. The admission came over the weekend from an anti-graft commission from the Chinese province of Anhui investigating reports of corruption among government officials.
Chinese authorities plan to use the country's mysterious "social credit" database to ban people guilty of past unruly behavior from purchasing plane and train tickets for up to a year.
A Chinese malware operation is currently building a massive botnet of nearly 5 million Android smartphones using a strain of malware named RottenSys.
Chinese intelligence agencies are doctoring the Chinese National Vulnerabilities Database (CNNVD) to hide security flaws that government hackers might have an interest in, according to a report released on Friday by US threat intelligence firm Recorded Future.
In the span of a month, US legislators have introduced two separate bills that aim to ban US government agencies from buying, using, or contracting Chinese-made telecommunications equipment or services.
Apple announced today that it will hand over the operation of iCloud services for Chinese users to a local Chinese company as part of the company's efforts to comply with Chinese law.
It took Chinese police only four days to arrest a hacker they believe breached the servers of two Hong Kong travel agencies, stole their data, and then asked for a ransom in Bitcoin.
Towards the end of 2017, Chinese cyber-spies have engaged in a hacking spree that targeted at least four US think tanks and an additional two non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers from US firm Crowdstrike revealed in a report published last week.
Chinese authorities are running a limited test that will allow Chinese citizens to use their WeChat social network account as a state-sanctioned electronic ID.
Chinese authorities have sentenced a local man named Wu Xiangyang to five years and six months in prison for running an unsanctioned VPN service.
Many Android users may still have a backdoor on their device, according to new revelations made today by the Malwarebytes' mobile security research team.
The Indian Defence Ministry has advised troops stationed on the Chinese border to uninstall Chinese-made apps from their smartphones.
US authorities have acted on one of the worst-kept secrets in cyber-security and have filed official charges against three Chinese hackers part of one of China's elite cyber-espionage unit.
The Chinese vulnerability disclosure program is lagging behind when it comes to publishing details about critical flaws and vulnerabilities exploited by Chinese-linked cyber-espionage groups.
A cyber-espionage group believed to be operating out of China has been deploying malware in the past two years that disguises as control panel link (CPL) files.
Chinese hackers, once some of the most careless and noisy hackers around, have become very careful and much more strategic at choosing the targets they go after.