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Researchers uncover sophisticated global Chinese hacking operation

by AJ Vicens

The group used six backdoors against more than a dozen industrial plants, research institutes and government agencies, according to Kaspersky.

US report details SolarWinds hacking tools

by Sean Lyngaas

“Reduced exposure to malicious activity” for U.S. organizations is the goal.

After SolarWinds breach, lawmakers ask NSA for help in cracking Juniper cold case

by Sean Lyngaas

The lawmakers are hoping to crack open a cold case and learn from it before the next big supply-chain breach happens.

Microsoft identifies second hacking group affecting SolarWinds software

by Sean Lyngaas

The discovery underscores the extent to which SolarWinds, whose customers include Fortune 500 companies, is a valuable target for hackers.

MacOS backdoor appears to be update of tool previously used by Vietnam-linked group

by Joe Warminsky

Researchers at Trend Micro say a newly discovered MacOS backdoor uses tactics previously associated with the group known as APT32 or OceanLotus.

Well-developed backdoor can harvest information from restaurants, bars and hotels, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky

A point-of-sale-system widely used in the hospitality industry is vulnerable to a backdoor, ESET reports.