Chinese actor targeting European diplomatic bodies

Signals shift towards Europe

Tom Allen
clock • 2 min read
Chinese actor targeting European diplomatic bodies

Checkpoint Research says it has seen a Chinese threat actor targeting government entities in Europe, "with a focus on foreign and domestic policy entities."

The campaign, which Checkpoint has named "SmugX" uses a technique called HTML smuggling to deliver the PlugX remote access trojan (RAT) - a common Chinese payload. HTML smuggling is an attack me...

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