China-backed hackers targeted White House journalists before January 6

Researchers at cybersecurity company Proofpoint said they have observed the China-backed advanced persistent threat group, TA412, also known as Zirconium, engaging in several reconnaissance phishing campaigns since early last year. Proofpoint says it witnessed five separate phishing campaigns in January and February 2021 targeting U.S.-based journalists, notably those covering U.S. politics and national security. However, […]

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