Chinese Threat Actors Also Exploited a SolarWinds Software Flaw to Spy on Government Payroll Agency, Report
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Following the discovery of a wide-ranging hack of SolarWinds software by purported Russian state actors, sources say Chinese hackers also exploited a software flaw in SolarWinds’ to help break into U.S. government computers last year. FBI investigators recently found that the National Finance Center, a federal payroll agency inside the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was one of the Chinese hackers’ victims, the sources say.
Although the two espionage efforts targeted the federal government, they are distinctly separate activities attributed to two different actors. (Christ…
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