DHS CISA Alert Warns of Chinese-Backed Malware Cyberattacks

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Jessica Davis

The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency identified a malware variant tied to the Chinese government, which is targeting US organizations to both maintain a presence on the network of its victims and for further exploits and cyberattacks.

The alert comes on the heels of an indictment of two hackers by the Department of Justice, which accused the individuals of working with China to steal valuable data from US organizations, including COVID-19 research data. Moderna recently confirmed to Reuters that the research firm was also targeted with...

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