The Badan Intellijin Negara (BIN) computers have been compromised by the Chinese according to reports. Besides that, at least ten Indonesian government and agencies have also been hacked as well.
Mustang Panda, a Chinese threat actor known for its cyber-espionage efforts targeting the Southeast Asian region, has been linked to the attack, which was found by Insikt Group, Recorded Future’s threat research subsidiary.
The revelation of this invasive cyber-espionage attempt comes at a time when the two countries are re-establishing tight diplomatic relations after nearly escalating into armed confrontation a few years ago over maritime territory concerns.
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