Showing posts with label Thrip. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Thrip. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Espionage Chinese Attacks on Satellites and Defense Firms


Cyber Campaign

In january 2018, an alert was triggered that an attacker was using (PsExec) software to move between computers on the company's network
when this attack was investigated it was found that the attackers were attempting to getting an  updated version of Trojan. Rikamanu which was malware associated with Chinese Hacker Group Called THRIP.
 Symantec Corp has been monitoring them since 2013


Thrip's Motives

After Years of tracing  Thrip's motives .. 
Symantec Corp has managed to find their purpose behind their cyber attacks .. 
Thrip had targetted satellite communications operators by  attacking computers that monitor and control satellites to hijack it and spy on communications.
Symantec Corp found also their intention on attacking GOOGLE EARTH servers 
Thrip also targetted different telecom operators all based in south east of ASIA where they found that the attack wasnot initiated to affect customers but they intend to cause disruption in telecom companies

Targetted Attack Analytics

InConclusion Cyber Attacks has now become more dangerous than before. so we have to take firm steps toward improving security. 
Targeted attack analytics are sophisticated tools developed by experienced security analysts to defend against cyber-attacks where Symantec Co. managed by these tools to discover these attacks which gives us a gleam of hope in improving security and making internet safer to use