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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-31

Ghosts in the Clouds: Inside Chinas Major Corporate Hack

www.wsj.com/articles/ghosts-in-the-clouds-inside-chinas-major-corporate-hack-11577729061 A Wall Street Journal investigation has found that the attack was much bigger than previously known. It goes far beyond the 14 unnamed companies listed in the indictment, stretching across at least a dozen cloud providers, including CGI Group Inc. Tieto Oyj, a major Finnish IT services company; and International Business Machines Corp (IBM). Article behind paywall

Microsoft on ottanut haltuunsa hakkeriryhmän käyttämiä verkkotunnuksia ryhmän arvellaan toimivan Pohjois-Koreasta käsin

yle.fi/uutiset/3-11138983 Tietotekniikkajätti Microsoft on ottanut haltuun kymmenittäin hakkeriryhmän käyttämiä verkkotunnuksia. Thallium-hakkeriryhmä käytti verkkotunnuksia arkaluontoisten tietojen varastamiseen esimerkiksi valtioiden virastojen, ajatushautomoiden, kansalaisoikeusjärjestöjen ja yliopistojen työntekijöiltä.. See also:

blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2019/12/30/microsoft-court-action-against-nation-state-cybercrime/

BRONZE PRESIDENT Targets NGOs

www.secureworks.com/research/bronze-president-targets-ngos BRONZE PRESIDENT is a likely People’s Republic of China (PRC)-based targeted cyberespionage group that uses both proprietary and publicly available tools to target NGO networks.

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