back to article To predict the targets of Chinese malware, look at the target of Chinese laws

Keep an eye on new Chinese government policies, if you want to anticipate malware attacks, a threat intelligence analyst suggested at the Black Hat Asia conference on Thursday. In a presentation about an emerging China-nexus modular trojan named "Pangolin8RAT", Taiwan-based cybersecurity firm TeamT5's Silvia Yeh noted that …

  1. IGotOut Silver badge

    As the old phrase says

    Correlation does not imply causation

    1. trindflo Bronze badge

      Re: As the old phrase says

      "Correlation does not imply causation"

      True, but then again: "If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it's a duck!"

  2. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Okay, one question

    Are these threats that are going to target online gambling sites hosted in China, or is Beijing giving itself the right to attack any and all gambling sites wherever they may be ?

    Because Beijing doesn't need to attack those sites, it has the Great Chinese Firewall to keep them out.

    Attacking them seems to me to be a bit overboard.

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