US Government Warns of a New Strain of Chinese ‘Taidoor’ Virus

Intelligence agencies in the US have released information about a new variant of 12-year-old computer virus used by China’s state-sponsored hackers targeting governments, corporations, and think tanks. Named “Taidoor,” the malware has done an ‘excellent’ job of compromising systems as early as 2008, with the actors deploying it on victim networks for stealthy remote access.…

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Subscribe to this bi-weekly newsletter here! Welcome to the latest edition of Pardon The Intrusion, TNW’s bi-weekly newsletter in which we explore the wild world of security. GPS and fitness-tracking company Garmin became the latest in a long list of firms that have become victim to a ransomware attack. The incident left some of its…