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Chinese State-Backed Cyber Espionage Targets Southeast Asian Government
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Chinese State-Backed Cyber Espionage Targets Southeast Asian Government

An unidentified prominent government agency in Southeast Asia became the focus of a "complex, long-running" state-supported cyberespionage campaign backed by China, known by the codename Crimson Palace. In a report shared with The Hacker News, Sophos researchers Paul Jaramillo, Morgan Demboski, Sean Gallagher, and Mark Parsons stated that the campaign's overarching objective was to maintain access to the target network for cyberespionage in support of Chinese state interests. This entails getting into vital IT networks, spying on particular users, gathering private military and technical data, and installing different malware implants to facilitate command-and-control (C2) interactions. The government organization's name was not made public read more Chinese State-Backed Cyber Es...