A Chinese hacking group managed to compromise the networks of 50 companies in the United Kingdom and the United States by going after websites that staff visited regularly.
By using so-called “watering hole” attacks, hackers were able to manipulate websites that users trusted or visited frequently in order to deliver malware to their targets.
Targets included the Embassy of Russia in Washington D.C. and Spanish defence company Amper.
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By James Griffiths. In recent months, the world has seen a slew of hacking attacks by groups linked to China.