Security Intelligence

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Information regarding a group of Chinese APT cyber actors stealing high value information from commercial and governmental victims in the US and abroad was recently collected and analyzed by US federal authorities.  This Chinese APT group is known within private sector reporting as APT10, Cloud Hopper, menuPass, Stone Panda, Red Apollo, CVNX and POTASSIUM.  This group heavily targets managed service providers (MSP) who offer cloud computing…

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2019 Cyber Security Threat and Vulnerability Predictions

This report outlines our predictions regarding cyber threats and vulnerabilities for 2019.  We base those on the trends Wapack Labs were observing during 2018.  The main topics are artificial intelligence, IoT and mobile, cryptocurrency cybercrime, APT activity, and eCommerce targeting.

  1. Smarter Computing: Swarm, AI and Quantum

Quantum…

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China’s Vision of Cyber Sovereignty

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China has long exerted control over Internet content and access by its citizens.  The censorship regime known as the Great Firewall of China has been used to eliminate unwanted content such as criticism of Communist Party leadership.  Since Xi Jinping’s became president in 2013, that regime has been tightening up in many ways. 

China’s right to control its own portion of the Internet has been defended by…

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SNIPR Credential Stuffing

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Wapack Labs identified a new credential stuffing tool named SNIPR for sale online by its developer and through other third-party hacking sites. SNIPR maintains its own public repository for configurations and is…

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Triout Spyware Framework

Researchers at Bitdefender have identified a new Android malware titled, Triout which acts as a framework for turning legitimate applications into spyware.  It is used to inject extensive surveillance capabilities into seemingly benign…

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