January 28, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Chinese Hackers Target Companies, Government Agencies Connected to Wind Turbine Farms

A Chinese-backed hacking group—posing as an Australian news site—has run a systematic campaign targeting government agencies, news media, and heavy industries involved in wind turbine supply chains to the South China Sea.
The group, TA423/Red Ladon, was previously the subject of an indictment from the U.S. Justice Department and has been active since 2013, targeting defence contractors, manufacturers, universities, government agencies, and companies connected to either the South China Sea region or Australasia.
Its latest cyber espionage campaign, from April to June 2022, involved emailing targets from a Gmail or Outlook address—likely created by the hacker group—with subject headers like: “Sick Leave,” “User Research,” and “Request Cooperation.”…
Source: The Epoch Times