FBI, CISA Warn APT Hackers Chaining Vulnerabilities in Cyberattacks

Healthcare IT Security

Jessica Davis

Advanced persistent threat (APT) hackers are targeting government networks, critical infrastructure, and election organizations by chaining vulnerabilities – a method of exploiting multiple flaws in one single cyberattack, according to a joint alert from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

CISA has already observed several successful attacks that led to unauthorized access to elections support systems. However, there’s currently no evidence that elections data was compromised in those incidents.

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