Experts Uncover Yet Another Chinese Spying Campaign Aimed at Southeast Asia – Tempemail

An ongoing cyber-espionage operation with suspected ties to China has been found targeting a Southeast Asian government to deploy spyware on Windows systems while staying under the radar for more than three years. “In this campaign, the attackers utilized the set of Microsoft Office exploits and loaders with anti-analysis and Continue Reading

Malvertising Campaign On Google Distributed Trojanized AnyDesk Installer – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday publicized the disruption of a “clever” malvertising network targeting AnyDesk that delivered a weaponized installer of the remote desktop software via rogue Google ads that appeared in the search engine results pages. The campaign, which is believed to have begun as early as April 21, 2021, Continue Reading

EU cites ‘anti-vaccine campaign’ as reason to toughen social media code | Social media- Tempemail

A “massive anti-vaccination campaign” has been cited by the European Commission as a reason for social media platforms to intensify their factchecking and revise the internal algorithms that can amplify disinformation. Under a revised code of practice proposed by Brussels, companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter would need to Continue Reading

Facebook knew of Honduran president’s manipulation campaign – and let it continue for 11 months | Technology- Tempemail

Facebook allowed the president of Honduras to artificially inflate the appearance of popularity on his posts for nearly a year after the company was first alerted to the activity. The astroturfing – the digital equivalent of a bussed-in crowd – was just one facet of a broader online disinformation effort Continue Reading

APT10: sophisticated multi-layered loader Ecipekac discovered in A41APT campaign- Tempemail

Why is the campaign called A41APT? In 2019, we observed an APT campaign targeting multiple industries, including the Japanese manufacturing industry and its overseas operations, that was designed to steal information. We named the campaign A41APT (not APT41) which is derived from the host name “DESKTOP-A41UVJV” from the attacker’s system Continue Reading

Researchers Uncover Android Spying Campaign Targeting Pakistan Officials – Tempemail

Two new Android surveillanceware families have been found to target military, nuclear, and election entities in Pakistan and Kashmir as part of a pro-India, state-sponsored hacking campaign. Dubbed Hornbill and Sunbird, the malware impersonates legitimate or seemingly innocuous services to cover its tracks, only to stealthily collect SMS, encrypted messaging Continue Reading

Mexican president mounts campaign against social media bans Mexican Social Media President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Donald Trump- Tempemail

Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to lead an international effort to combat what he considers censorship by social media companies that have blocked or suspended the accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s administration is reaching out to other government to form a common front on the Continue Reading

Netanyahu re-election hopes hinge on vaccination campaign Media Benjamin Netanyahu Social Media party coronavirus vaccine- Tempemail

With elections approaching in March, Netanyahu has placed his world-leading vaccination drive at the center of his reelection campaign — launching an aggressive media blitz portraying him as almost singlehandedly leading the country out of the pandemic. He appears to be betting that a successful vaccination effort can persuade voters Continue Reading

Samuel Paty: French security services failed to act over incendiary social media campaign | World news- Tempemail

French security services failed to appreciate the gravity of the defamatory campaign on social media against the teacher Samuel Paty before his murder, an inspectors’ report has found. Despite the school’s headteacher reporting concerns about increasingly incendiary posts targeting the history and geography teacher on Facebook and Twitter, intelligence officials Continue Reading