NSA Warns Chinese Nation-State Actors Exploiting Vulnerabilities

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

Chinese nation-state actors are actively scanning for and exploiting 25 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), which enabled multiple successful hacks on a range of victims, according to an alert from the National Security Agency and highlighted by the Department of Homeland Security.

Calling it one of the greatest threats to US security, Chinese backed hackers are leveraging a range of tactics and techniques to exploit networks that store or managed sensitive intellectual property, as well as economic, political, and military information.

The alert joins three other warnings from the FBI, DHS, and the Department of Justice regarding the threat of hackers with ties to China. In May, the agencies warned...

Get the Morning Update

Thanks for subscribing!