Global government networks breached in 'ArcaneDoor' espionage campaign

Threat actors compromised networks using Cisco zero-day exploits

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Global government networks breached in 'ArcaneDoor' espionage campaign
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Global government networks breached in 'ArcaneDoor' espionage campaign

Cisco issued a security alert on Wednesday detailing a large-scale cyber espionage campaign dubbed "ArcaneDoor" that targeted government networks worldwide.

The campaign, launched by a previously unknown threat actor tracked as UAT4356 by Cisco Talos, exploited two zero-day vulnerabilities in Cisco's widely used Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewa...

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