A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan ‘we are hackers, we change things’ pictured in Shanghai in August. Photo: EPA A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan ‘we are hackers, we change things’ pictured in Shanghai in August. Photo: EPA
A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan ‘we are hackers, we change things’ pictured in Shanghai in August. Photo: EPA

China-backed hackers targeted EU officials to try and steal economic secrets, US cybersecurity firm says

  • Hackers from a group known for targeting Tibetan dissidents sent phishing emails mimicking WHO Covid-19 guidance, according to US firm Proofpoint
  • It said in a report on Wednesday that the malware, known as Sepulcher, allows attackers to read, write and delete files, among other things

Topic |   Computer hackers
A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan ‘we are hackers, we change things’ pictured in Shanghai in August. Photo: EPA A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan ‘we are hackers, we change things’ pictured in Shanghai in August. Photo: EPA
A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan ‘we are hackers, we change things’ pictured in Shanghai in August. Photo: EPA
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