Over 600 Malware Samples Linked to Chinese Cyberspy Group

July 25, 2017

A China-linked cyber espionage group tracked by security firms as Lotus Blossom, Elise, Esile and Spring Dragon has used more than 600 malware samples in its attacks over the past years, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Spring Dragon has been around since at least 2012, but there is some evidence suggesting that it may have been active since 2007. The state-sponsored threat group has mainly targeted military and government organizations in Southeast Asia.

Kaspersky Lab learned recently from a research partner in Taiwan of new attacks launched by the group.

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