Chinese Hackers Attacking Military Organizations With New Backdoor


Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday exposed a new cyberespionage campaign targeting military organizations in Southeast Asia.

Attributing the attacks to a threat actor dubbed “Naikon APT,” cybersecurity firm Bitdefender laid out the ever-changing tactics, techniques, and procedures adopted by the group, including weaving new backdoors named “Nebulae” and “RainyDay” into their data-stealing missions. The malicious activity is said to have been conducted between June 2019 and March 2021.

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