China-linked group targeted government entities via Baraccuda flaw

US and foreign government entities compromised, says Mandiant

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China-linked group targeted government entities via Baraccuda flaw
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China-linked group targeted government entities via Baraccuda flaw

Researchers at security vendor Mandiant disclosed further details on Tuesday on the China-linked cyberattack campaign that exploited Barracuda's Email Security Gateway, saying that government agencies were "disproportionately" targeted, with a particular focus on the US.

In North America overall "there were numerous state, provincial, county, tribal, city and town offices that were targeted in this campaign,' Mandiant researchers said. The attacks, initially dis...

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