Tags virtual private network (VPN)
US agencies circulate warning about 'aggressive' Chinese hacking effort to steal secrets from a range of targets
Despite all the attention on ransomware gangs based in Russia, Chinese state-backed hacking remains a formidable threat to U.S. interests.
International cops seize DoubleVPN, a service allegedly meant to shield ransomware attacks from investigators
Police have seized VPN technologies before.
Suspected Iranian hackers exploit VPN, Telegram to monitor dissidents
The research shows the limits of the cyber industry’s knowledge of Tehran-linked hacking against those who often bear the brunt of it.
Pulse Secure VPN hacking also hit transportation, telecom firms, FireEye says
The U.S. government has also been affected.
Hacking group exploited SonicWall zero-day for ransomware attacks, FireEye says
The malware in questions bear similarities to another hacking tool named after the popular cartoon.
At least 24 agencies run Pulse Secure software. How many were hacked is an open question.
Multiple U.S. government-funded labs conducting national security-related research appear to use the software.