Chinese Cyber-Spies Target US-Based Research University

Chinese Cyber-Spies Target US-Based Research University

Posted August 20, 2019

Chinese Cyber-Spies Target US-Based Research University

Source: Security Week
By: Ionut Arghire
Published: August 20, 2019

* A recently analyzed Chinese cyber-espionage and financially-focused threat actor was observed targeting a web server at a U.S.-based research university, FireEye’s security researchers report.
* Tracked as APT41, the threat actor has been active since at least 2012, and has been engaging in both state-sponsored espionage activities and financially-motivated operations since 2014.