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ASUS issues patch, downplays scope of APT hack of its supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

ASUS's statement contrasted with the findings of researchers who called the hack seemingly “one of the biggest supply-chain incidents ever.”

Fighting Chinese cyber-espionage could cost U.S. 5G dominance

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

The dilemma presents the latest — and perhaps fiercest — technological showdown between Washington and Beijing to date.

Congress wants to prevent states from weakening encryption

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has reintroduced legislation that would preempt any attempts by states to weaken encryption.

Chinese group said to use HackingTeam tools to spread ransomware, cryptominers

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A sophisticated Chinese cybercrime group is using old, leaked computer code from a notorious cyber-arms dealer, known as "HackingTeam," to breach thousands of companies, mostly based in Asia, according to new research by Israel cybersecurity firm Intezer.

Cisco fixes critical ‘DNA’ software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

IT giant Cisco this week released patches for three critical vulnerabilities in its enterprise networking software, two of which could allow an attacker to bypass authentication measures and access data deep into the network.

Western Digital removes hard-coded backdoor from personal cloud drives

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years 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.

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