Cyclops Blink: US and UK uncover new malware used by Russian Sandworm to target network devices

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US and UK agencies uncover new malware used by Russia-backed Sandworm group to target network devices
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US and UK agencies uncover new malware used by Russia-backed Sandworm group to target network devices

Allows attackers to distribute second-stage payloads to infected devices

US and UK cybersecurity agencies have published a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) detailing a new malware strain being used by a notorious Russia-backed hacking group to target home and office n...

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