Authorities warn of Chinese 'BlackTech' hackers

Group installs custom malware on routers to compromise firms

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Authorities warn of Chinese 'BlackTech' hackers

Cybersecurity agencies in the USA and Japan have warned multinational companies about a China-linked hacker group known as BlackTech.

The joint advisory, issued by the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the NSA, FBI and Japanese law enforcement, encouraged firms to assess the security of their subsidiarie...

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