Chinese hackers have turned Google’s ethical hacking tool into a genuine security threat

Cybercriminals have added another legitimate tool to their arsenal, security researchers are warning – but this time around, it’s a leading open source project from Google that’s being abused.

Cybersecurity researchers from Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) recently revealed (opens in new tab) that Chinese state-sponsored threat actor known as APT41 is using the Google Command and Control (GC2) red teaming tool as they assault organizations around the world.


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