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‘Cascade of errors’ enabled Chinese infiltration at Microsoft

‘Cascade of errors’ enabled Chinese infiltration at Microsoft

Chinese hacker group Storm-0558's attack on Microsoft in 2023 should never have happened. That is the conclusion of the U.S. Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB). In the report, the CSRB describes a host of security flaws that made the infiltration possible. Microsoft, aside from being active in a w... Read more

date2 months ago
How Chinese cyber spies targeted the Dutch Ministry of Defense

How Chinese cyber spies targeted the Dutch Ministry of Defense

The Dutch Ministry of Defense discovered in 2023 that it was being spied on by China via malware. The damage appears to have been limited in scope, but Dutch intelligence services say Chinese state actors are frequently targeting the Netherlands and its allies. The malware has been christened CO... Read more

date4 months ago
‘Chinese cyberattacks on the rise’

‘Chinese cyberattacks on the rise’

Every twelve hours, the FBI launches an investigations into cyber espionage by Chinese government agencies. Britain's MI5 investigates suspicious Chinese activity seven times more often than in 2018. The intelligence agencies warn of a growing cyber threat from China. The directors of the FBI an... Read more

date2 years ago
‘US wants to scale down Huawei trade bans’

‘US wants to scale down Huawei trade bans’

The government of the United States appears to be on the verge of scaling down its ban on trading with Huawei. This means that manufacturers will again be allowed to supply processors, among other things, to the Chinese telecom company. The rumors originate from a market analist, the Financial T... Read more

date4 years ago
Huawei officially listed as U.S. national security threat

Huawei officially listed as U.S. national security threat

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially listed Chinese company Huawei as a "national security threat". As a result, U.S. companies are no longer allowed to do business with the telecom company. Huawei and ZTE (also Chinese) have been listed as national security threa... Read more

date4 years ago
Russian national telco firm involved in content network hijacking

Russian national telco firm involved in content network hijacking

Internet traffic to and from large global content delivery networks has recently been unintentionally diverted through the Russian telecom operator Rostelcom. This was done with a classic BGP hijacking. The incident occurred last week, according to ZDNet. Concretely, internet traffic to and from... Read more

date4 years ago
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