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Chinese hackers targeted Russian govt websites to steal confidential data
Business Standard | 12/06/2021 10:23 AM | Click to read full article
Hackers from China used unique malicious software to hack websites of Russian government agencies for the purpose of stealing confidential government data, according to a report.
The report noted how a hacker group called ThunderCats (associated with China) hacked the websites of Russian government agencies.In the FSB report, experts noted that earlier Russian government agencies had been targeted by "cyber mercenaries pursuing the interests of the foreign state".