NSA announces Chinese hackers are targeting US defense industry in warning to the American public

The National Security Agency issued a new public warning Tuesday identifying 25 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) Chinese state-sponsored hackers are currently exploiting in the U.S. defense industry.The NSA advisory said Chinese hackers are actively using the 25 hacking vulnerabilities it identified but did not say whether any specific U.S. firms had been breached by these hacking efforts. It noted the cyber vulnerabilities are already publicly known, but warned “all National Security Systems (NSS), U.S. Defense Industrial Base (DIB), and Department of Defense (DoD) system owners,” to verify their networks are safe from the hacking vulnerabilities identified.

Source: NSA announces Chinese hackers are targeting US defense industry in warning to the American public

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