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Western Digital removes hard-coded backdoor from personal cloud drives

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Owners of Western Digital My Cloud products should make sure they've downloaded the most recent security patches after a hard-coded backdoor was recently discovered.

Previously unknown cyber-espionage group has successfully hacked in South America since 2015

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

"The tools they use are sophisticated," an analyst at Symantec says.

Researchers uncover maze of hidden backdoors in European embassy and ministry systems

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

ESET's findings reveal the inner, technical workings of a complex cyber-espionage operation that is ongoing and spans more than a year.

Bad backdoor found in server software used by financial institutions

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

“ShadowPad is an example of how dangerous and wide-scale a successful supply-chain attack can be," one researcher said.

U.S. warns of 'emerging' global cyber-espionage campaign by Chinese hackers

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

An "emerging" international cyber-espionage campaign by a group with suspected ties to the Chinese government is affecting a growing number of companies globally, according to a warning from the U.S. government.

That was fast: Thousands of computers now compromised with leaked NSA tools, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

The findings by security researchers are significant because they illustrate, among other things, the rapid pace at which cybercriminals can effectively adopt and then launch cyberattacks with complex, NSA-grade weaponry.

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