The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast 10.25.23
Ep 4 | 10.25.23

China Threat Landscape: Meet the Typhoon

Show Notes

On this week's episode of The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast, Sherrod DeGrippo is joined by Microsoft Senior Security Researcher Graham Dietz. Graham provides intelligence-led recommendations to improve cybersecurity posture in the future. They are creating customer-ready reports and presentations incorporating threat actor attribution, threat detection and hunting guidance, and remediation recommendations. Sherrod and Graham discuss China's extensive history in cyber operations, targeting domestic and international entities, including diplomatic organizations and industrial espionage.  

In this episode you’ll learn:      

  • How patriotic hackers are thriving inside the Chinese cybercrime underground 
  • The complexity and diversity of Chinese cyber activities 
  • China's economic strategies and how they relate to cyber operations 

Some questions we ask:     

  • What should someone do when handed an unknown USB device by a stranger? 
  • Why does China target organizations without staying completely hidden? 
  • What sets China apart as an advanced persistent threat? 


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