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Experts Discover Backdoor Deployed on the U.S. Federal Agency’s Network

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Dec
2021
Experts Discover Backdoor Deployed on the U.S. Federal Agency’s Network

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A U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights has been targeted by a backdoor that reportedly compromised its internal network in what the researchers described as a “classic APT-type operation.”

“This attack could have given total visibility of the network and complete control of a system and thus could be used as the first step in a multi-stage attack to penetrate this, or other networks more deeply,” Czech security company Avast said in a report published last week.

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