Cyber-Espionage

Perception still the Achilles' heel for Huawei
Huawei is making headway as a serious handset-maker but is still struggling to find its footing in the United States because of poor perception and ongoing suspicion. What about the rest of the world? Edwin Yapp looks at the situation.
Kaspersky Lab corporate network targeted by Duqu 2.0
Kaspersky Lab said its internal networks were targeted by what it believes is the same group that was behind the Duqu advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks of 2011.
China-based group using new tactic to plant backdoors: FireEye
FireEye Inc and technology giant Microsoft Corp have revealed details of a China-based threat group which has been embedding hidden code in public websites and online forums to plant backdoors on their targets.
Eugene Kaspersky: The ‘Cyber Cold War’ era has begun
Kaspersky Lab is seeing more attacks coming from a variety of groups, from criminal organisations to nation-states, as well as an increase in the use of cyber-espionage tools, according to founder, chairman and chief executive officer Eugene Kaspersky.
Week in Review: Protection, predictions and paranoia
DNA’s Singapore editor Gabey Goh looks back at Interpol World, which featured and discussed technology to aid, improve, and transform the way public agencies do their work – but wonders about the impact if things were to go awry.
State-sponsored group that spied on Malaysia for 10 years
The report by FireEye that a sophisticated group called APT30 – suspected to be a China state-sponsored group – has been spying on Malaysia and other Asean countries for 10 years now should come as no surprise, writes Keith Rozario.
Arabic cyber-espionage group on global attack spree
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team said it has discovered Desert Falcons, a cyber-espionage group targeting multiple high profile organisations and individuals, particularly from Middle East countries.
Security industry to pay more attention to cyber-espionage: InfoWatch CEO
According to the chief executive officer of the InfoWatch Group Natalya Kaspersky, the problem of spying over electronic devices and unauthorised gathering of user information in favour of specific states will remain an unresolved issue, with more attacks on mobile devices.
Kaspersky warns of Regin, a complete espionage platform
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published research on Regin, which it described as the first cyber-attack platform known to penetrate and monitor GSM networks in addition to other ‘standard’ spying tasks.
Post-Snowden revelations, action still a long way away
More than a year after the Snowden revelations, how have policy-makers, regulators, businesses, and users responded? Gabey Goh reports from the IGF in Istanbul.
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