Surge in attacks from China-linked APT41 targeting unpatched Citrix servers and Cisco routers

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It's not known how much information was compromised in one of the largest China-sourced cyber attacks to date
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It's not known how much information was compromised in one of the largest China-sourced cyber attacks to date

APT41 attacks carried out between January and March targeted unsecured Citrix NetScaler servers and Cisco routers

FireEye has warned of a surge in activity by APT41, also known as Winnti or Wicked Panda, a group linked to China's security services. The wave of attacks, carried out between January and March this year,...

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