May 16, 2024, 9:47 p.m. |

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Security researchers have warned about a new cyberespionage campaign that targets artificial intelligence experts working in private industry, government and academia. The attackers, likely of Chinese origin, are using a remote access trojan (RAT) called SugarGh0st.


“The timing of the recent campaign coincides with an 8 May 2024 report from Reuters, revealing that the US government was furthering efforts to limit Chinese access to generative artificial intelligence,” researchers from security firm Proofpoint found in their analysis. “It is possible …

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