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Hackers Break Into ‘Biochemical Systems’ At Oxford Uni Lab Studying Covid-19

Forbes, Thomas Brewster
“As the attackers were selling access, it suggests it was probably not a nation-state but a group who thought nation-states or those working on valuable intellectual property might pay for.” Read More

Ukraine says Russia hacked its document portal and planted malicious files

Ars Technica, Dan Goodin
“The malicious documents contained a macro that secretly downloaded a program to remotely control a computer when opening the files.” Read More

SolarWinds not the only company used to hack targets, tech execs say at hearing

CNET, Laura Hautala
“Still unknown is whether the hackers carried out similar attacks on software vendors other than SolarWinds, creating more than one back door for their victims to unwittingly install on their own systems. Smith said we may never know the exact number of attack vectors hackers used to access victims’ systems.” Read More

Microsoft Exchange Server attacks: ‘They’re being hacked faster than we can count’, says security company

IT Pro, Rene Millman
“…the closure of North Korea’s border with China to mitigate COVID-19’s spread, along with severe typhoons and floods that acutely decreased agricultural yield, to be key factors in the potential increase of cyber crime.” Read More

New malware found on 30,000 Macs has security pros stumped

Ars Technica, Dan Goodin
“The malware has been found in 153 countries with detections concentrated in the US, UK, Canada, France, and Germany. Its use of Amazon Web Services and the Akamai content delivery network ensures the command infrastructure works reliably and also makes blocking the servers harder.” Read More

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