NSA details top 25 vulnerabilities being scanned and targeted by Chinese hackers
The USA’s National Security Agency (NSA) has released an advisory warning for government organisations and private entities, detailing 25 security vulnerabilities that Chinese cyber actors are actively exploiting in the wild.
According to the NSA, all of these bugs are publicly known and patches are available from vendors.
The Agency said that Chinese state-sponsored hackers are scanning and targeting these bugs in efforts to gain initial access to victim networks. To achieve their goals, they generally use products “that are directly accessible from the Internet and act as gateways to internal networks,” the NSA said in its advisory [pdf].
“The majority of the products are either for remote access…