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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

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 • 2 months ago

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 • 3 months ago

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 • 4 months ago

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

Chinese banks require clients to use tax programs laced with backdoors, report says

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

A Chinese bank required a company to use a specific kind of tax software for local tax purposes, but the software deployed a backdoor, Trustwave researchers say.

How GitHub untangled itself from the ‘Octopus’ malware that infected 26 software projects

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

It's an example of the potentially insidious nature of open-source supply chain compromises.

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