[NCSC-FI News] To predict the targets of Chinese malware, look at the target of Chinese laws

Around the time Beijing banned online gambling, RATs started targeting operators, say Taiwanese researchers
In a presentation about an emerging China-nexus modular trojan named “Pangolin8RAT”, Taiwan-based cybersecurity firm TeamT5’s Silvia Yeh noted that attacks on online gambling operators occurred around the same time that China announced action against such outfits
While Yeh said the timing could be coincidental – attacks on gambling and online gaming companies are not exactly new – Pangolin8RAT appears to be a weapon of choice for Chinese state-sponsored cyber operations.

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