Weekly: Chinese Cyber Espionage, GitHub Takedowns, and EURO 2020 Predictions

June 11, 2021 Digital Shadows

ShadowTalk hosts Stefano, Adam, Chris, and newcomer, Rory, bring you the latest in threat intelligence. This week they cover:

  • Adam takes us through the latest cyber espionage campaigns attributed to Chinese-state-sponsored APT groups
  • Rory discusses a sophisticated law enforcement campaign targeting criminal syndicates all over the world
  • Chris dives into the new GitHub policies - what led to these new guidelines?
  • The team talks about updates on the Colonial Pipeline incident - what’s the latest?
  • Plus, the group makes EURO 2020 predictions

Get this week’s intelligence summary at: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-11-june

***Resources from this week’s podcast***

SharpPanda/Chinese APT - https://research.checkpoint.com/2021/chinese-apt-group-targets-southeast-asian-government-with-previously-unknown-backdoor

Law Enforcement Op - https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-and-afp-created-a-fake-encrypted-chat-platform-to-catch-criminals/

GitHub Takedown Policy: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/githubs-new-policies-allow-removal-of-poc-exploits-used-in-attacks

Colonial Updates: https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/5/22520297/compromised-password-reportedly-allowed-hackers-colonial-pipeline-cyberattack

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/department-justice-seizes-23-million-cryptocurrency-paid-ransomware-extortionists-darkside

Crypto Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/cryptocurrency-attacks-to-be-aware-of-2021/

Extortion Blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/the-business-of-extortion-how-ransomware-makes-money/

Cyber Threats to EURO 2020: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/cyber-threats-to-the-uefa-euro-2020-championship/

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