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

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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. …

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