The US Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Centre (NCCIC) located just outside Washington in Arlington, Virginia, on September 24, 2010. Photo: Reuters
The US Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Centre (NCCIC) located just outside Washington in Arlington, Virginia, on September 24, 2010. Photo: Reuters

China-linked hackers used VPN flaw to target US defence industry, researchers say

  • Ivanti researchers say hackers utilised a VPN vulnerability to access systems belonging to some customers
  • FireEye researchers suspect at least one of the two hacking groups worked for Beijing

The US Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Centre (NCCIC) located just outside Washington in Arlington, Virginia, on September 24, 2010. Photo: Reuters
The US Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Centre (NCCIC) located just outside Washington in Arlington, Virginia, on September 24, 2010. Photo: Reuters
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