The purpose of the cyber attack on WSJ appeared to be espionage, with information exfiltrated from email and Google Drive accounts since at least February 2020. Mandiant believes government-backed Chinese hackers conducted the operation.
Palo Alto Networks identified a Chinese cyber espionage campaign targeting 370 critical infrastructure, education, healthcare, and technology organizations through vulnerable Zoho servers.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says that Chinese hackers breached three computers in the New York subway via Ivanti’s Pulse Connect Secure VPN critical vulnerabilities.
McAfee researchers discovered a cyber espionage campaign involving Chinese Red Delta and Mustang Panda hackers trying to steal 5G technology secrets using a fake Huawei website.
Microsoft says state-sponsored Chinese hackers exploited four Microsoft Exchange mail server zero-day vulnerabilities. CISA warned of potential widespread exploitation.
Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a second SolarWinds hack to compromise the National Finance Center, which processes salaries for agencies including the FBI and the DHS.
NSA released a list of the 25 top vulnerabilities exploited by state-sponsored Chinese hackers. In response, Beijing accused the US of being an "empire of hacking."
Three US government agencies issue a joint alert over Taidoor malware attack in Chinese cyber espionage campaigns targeting governments and organizations.
Chinese hackers infiltrated Vatican's computer networks ahead of the high-profile talks between the Catholic Church and the Chinese government on the operations of the Church in China.