Understanding APT40: Insights from CISA’s Latest Joint Security Advisory

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) recently published a joint security advisory on APT40, a threat group known for its prominent role in China’s cyber espionage and state-sponsored operations, similar to the previously reported APT41. Multiple national international security and intelligence agencies contributed to the data in the APT40 advisory, which documents two case studies. The case studies provide information about APT40’s recent attacks against Australian networks and their attack structure. The advisory also includes defensive and remediation approaches to counteract them.

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Bitdefender Threat Debrief | July 2024

Staying ahead of ransomware attackers, let alone any threat actor, is a constant battle for security teams. By monitoring trends in victim data, attack methods, and targeted industries, we can gain valuable insights into the evolving tactics of these cybercriminals. In this edition of the Bitdefender Threrat Debrief, we analyzed data from ransomware group websites from June 1 to June 30, identifying a total of 339 claimed victims.

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