C2 server spills details on activities by Chinese APT groups


The server revealed tools and techniques used by various cyberattack groups based in China.
Details also show that certain communication networks were compromised by the groups, which exposed diplomatic cables.

A security research report has shed light on the hacking activity of state-sponsored Chinese threat actors, who were reportedly involved in jeopardizing diplomatic cables of the European Union (EU). According to the report by BlackBerry Cylance Threat Intelligence team, a command-and-control (C2) server used by China’s Strategic Support Force (SSF) was linked to a number of Chinese APT groups.


The associated groups mentioned in the report ar ..