Chinese Cyberespionage Group 'Billbug' Targets Certificate Authority


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The cybersecurity firm also points out that the threat actor likely targeted government victims for espionage purposes, and likely hit the certificate authority to steal legitimate digital certificates. The victims in this campaign – government agencies and a certificate authority – also point to an espionage and data-theft motive,” Symantec notes. A Chinese state-sponsored cyberespionage group tracked as Billbug has been observed targeting a certificate authority in Asia, along with other entities, Symantec reports.

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