Chinese-backed hackers compromised six US state government networks:

According to cybersecurity firm Mandiant, Chinese-backed hackers have compromised at least six US state government networks and stolen personally identifiable information. The purposes of compromising state networks are unclear. Mandiant said APT41 discovered the hacking campaign by leveraging USAHerds, an animal health emergency reporting diagnostic system, and leveraging the open-source logging platform Apache Log4J. The […]