Blackberry research reveals decade-long Chinese cyberespionage campaign


Blackberry has published research that exposes how five cyberespionage groups believed to be aligned with the communist Chinese government were able to operate undetected for years.

"This research paints a picture of an espionage effort targeting the very backbone of large organizations' network infrastructure that is more systemic than has been previously acknowledged," said Chief Information Security Officer at BlackBerry John McClurg in a news release.

The 46-page report, titled "Decade of the RATs: Cross-Platform APT Espionage Attacks Targeting Linux, Windows and Android," reveals an organized effort to target Linux operating systems for the purpose of economic, financial and political espionage.

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