COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for cybercriminals and nation-state hackers from China and elsewhere, according to research released Tuesday from VMWare and Carbon Black.
A new study by the firm Interos found that many hardware components in a popular touchscreen voting machine used in the U.S. originate in China or Russia.
In this episode of the podcast (#167): two stories this week – one from Pittsburgh and one from New York – have highlighted anxiety about Chinese made cameras and other security gear deployed in U.S. government agencies and in cities and towns. We’re joined by Terry Dunlap the co-founder of ReFirm Labs to talk about why software supply chain risks are real -and growing.
From China with Love: New York Firm sold millions in PRC Surveillance Gear to US Government, Military
A complaint unsealed by the Department of Justice on Thursday alleges a New York firm engineered a years-long scheme to deceive the U.S. government: selling Chinese manufactured cameras and other gear to the U.S. Military, the Department of Energy and other government agencies that it claimed were “Made in the U.S.A”.
The security firm Cybereason has uncovered a persistent cyber espionage attack on telecommunications companies worldwide to steal data on high-profile users and then spy on them.