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Earth Longzhi – APT41 New Subgroup

Updated on 2022-11-11

Trend Micro has published a report on Earth Longzhi, a sub-group of the larger APT41 Chinese cyber-espionage group. According to Trend Micro, Earth Longzhi attacks targeted government, infrastructure, and health industries in Taiwan and the banking sector in China.


Previously unknown Chinese APT group Earth Longzhi was spotted targeting organizations in Ukraine, East Asia, and Southeast Asia with custom ‘Symatic’ Cobalt Strike loaders. Read more: Hack the Real Box: APT41’s New Subgroup Earth Longzhi

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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