ASEAN organizations dealing with growing cyber menace

May 12, 2024 at 10:55PM Security experts warn of increasing cyber threats in the Asia Pacific, with 78% of cybersecurity professionals in the region reporting incidents in the past year. Cloudflare advocates for a centralized approach to security, offering Everywhere Security platform to mitigate cyber-attacks in distributed work environments. This aligns with ASEAN Digital Masterplan … Read more

Six banks share customer info to help Singapore fight money laundering

April 1, 2024 at 09:08PM Singapore’s Monetary Authority launched “COSMIC” application with major banks to combat money laundering & terrorism financing, being mindful of customer privacy. China-linked cyber espionage targets ASEAN entities. Japan plans to introduce its first domestic passenger jet by 2035, rebounding from the failed SpaceJet project. Google Cloud’s ANZ boss, Alister Dias, … Read more

Chinese Cyberspies Targeting ASEAN Entities

March 28, 2024 at 08:12AM Two China-linked cyberespionage groups, Mustang Panda and another unidentified group, have been targeting entities and member countries affiliated with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The groups have been conducting cyberespionage operations on behalf of the Chinese government, aiming to collect intelligence on geopolitical interests in the region. Based … Read more

Two Chinese APT Groups Ramp Up Cyber Espionage Against ASEAN Countries

March 27, 2024 at 01:15AM China-linked APT groups have targeted ASEAN member countries in a cyber espionage campaign. Mustang Panda used phishing emails and malware to attack entities during the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. Trend Micro also uncovered a new threat actor called Earth Krahang targeting 116 entities across 35 countries. Leaked documents from I-Soon revealed … Read more

BLOODALCHEMY provides backdoor to southeast Asian nations’ secrets

October 16, 2023 at 11:23AM Security researchers have discovered a backdoor called “BLOODALCHEMY” that targets x86 systems and is being used in attacks against governments and organizations in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The backdoor is part of the REF5961 intrusion set, which is believed to be linked to a group with ties … Read more