|Headline||Chinese APT41 virus launches global intrusion campaign, including transport companies|
During this year, cybersecurity firm FireEye has observed how APT41 – which stands for ‘Advanced Persistent Threat’ – of Chinese origin, was carrying out “one of the most extensive cyberespionage campaigns we have observed in recent years”, according to the company. Specifically, between 20 January and 11 March, FireEye observed APT41’s attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in the following industries: Banking/Finance, Construction, Defence Industrial Base, Government, Healthcare, High Tech, Higher Education, Legal, Manufacturing, Media, Non-Profit, Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate, Telecommunications, Travel & Utility… and Transportation. To carry out their attacks, they believe that the malware used by APT41 uses at least… 46 different code families and tools! How does it reach its victims? Usually in the guise of an email with attachments.
|Type of company|
|Data / Life||Data|
|Recognized by brand||No|