Web: https://malware.news/t/suspected-chinese-hackers-exploit-vulnerability-in-fortinet-devices/66575

Jan. 21, 2023, 1:40 p.m. | MalBot

Malware Analysis, News and Indicators - Latest topics malware.news

Suspected Chinese hackers have been targeting a European government entity and African managed service provider with new custom malware.

According to a report released by Mandiant on Thursday, hackers exploited a recently patched vulnerability — CVE-2022-42475 — in FortiOS, an operating system developed by U.S. cybersecurity company Fortinet, as a zero-day.

The exploitation occurred as early as October 2022, before the bug was fixed. In January, Fortinet warned its customers that hackers were using this vulnerability to target government networks. …

chinese chinese hackers devices exploit fortinet hackers vulnerability

Chief Information Security Officer

@ Los Angeles Unified School District | Los Angeles

Cybersecurity Engineer

@ Apercen Partners LLC | Folsom, CA

IDM Sr. Security Developer

@ The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH, United States

IT Security Engineer

@ Stylitics | New York City

Information Security Engineer

@ VDA Labs | Remote

Enterprise Security Engineer

@ Greenlight | Bengaluru, Karnataka

Security Solution Administrator - Antivirus Operation (REF565Y)

@ Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions | Budapest, Pécs, Debrecen, Szeged, Hungary

IT Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud Security Administration and Consulting

@ Bosch Group | Warszawa, Poland

Embedded Software Development und Cyber Security Experte (m/w/div)

@ Bosch Group | Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany

Senior Cybersecurity Architect

@ McDonald's Corporation | Chicago, IL, United States

Security Engineering Student Worker

@ Mozilla | Remote

Cybersecurity Masters Intern

@ Visa | Ashburn, VA, United States