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Congress Approves $1 Billion for Rural Telecoms to “Rip and Replace” Huawei, ZTE Equipment

Congress Approves $1 Billion for Rural Telecoms to "Rip and Replace" Huawei, ZTE Equipment 1The Senate unanimously voted Thursday to grant rural telecom carriers a cool $1 billion in funding to help them ditch and replace any existing equipment from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE. Its official name is the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act, but many simply call it the “rip and replace” bill because, well, that’s what it aims to do.

Source: Congress Approves $1 Billion for Rural Telecoms to “Rip and Replace” Huawei, ZTE Equipment

Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months — Krebs on Security

Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months — Krebs on Security 3Networking software giant Citrix Systems says malicious hackers were inside its networks for five months between 2018 and 2019, making off with personal and financial data on company employees, contractors, interns, job candidates and their dependents. The disclosure comes almost a year after Citrix acknowledged that digital intruders had broken in by probing its employee accounts for weak passwords.

Source: Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months — Krebs on Security

Hackers Breached 3 US Antivirus Companies, Researchers Reveal

Hackers break into Anti-virus companies and steal their source code…

From the article:


In a report published Thursday, researchers at the threat-research company Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) revealed that a collective of Russian and English-speaking hackers are actively marketing the spoils of data breaches at three US-based antivirus software vendors. The collective, calling itself “Fxmsp,” is selling both source code and network access to the companies for $300,000 and is providing samples that show strong evidence of the validity of its claims.


Source: Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal | Ars Technica

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