All you need to know about Operation Diànxùn

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A new cyber-attack campaign is on our plate and this demands our attention.

Details of the campaign-

This espionage campaign is named Operation Diànxùn and it is targeting all telecom companies. The first activity of this campaign was observed in August 2020. This campaign has been attributed to the RedDelta threat actor, which are also known as TA416 and Mustang Panda.

About the campaign-

  1.       The threat actors tried to infect the systems of telecom companies employees with info stealer by leveraging fake Huwaei career website and lure them towards it.
  2.     The main target of these attacks were to spy on telecom companies and collected data regarding 5G technology.
  3.     The targets are based in Europe, Southeast Asia and the US.


Staying safe-

McAfee has recommended that a “adaptive and integrated” security infrastructure have to be built to be able to be safe from such threats.


By Hrithik Lall

IEMLabs is an ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 certified company, we are also a proud member of EC Council, NASSCOM, Data Security Council of India (DSCI), Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The company was established in 2016 with a vision in mind to provide Cyber Security to the digital world and make them Hack Proof. The question is why are we suddenly talking about Cyber Security and all this stuff? With the development of technology, more and more companies are shifting their business to Digital World which is resulting in the increase in Cyber Crimes.

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