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How a VPN vulnerability Enabled ransomware to Interrupt two manufacturing plants

TEMPORARILY CLOSED — Patching in industrial settings is hard. Ransomware shutting down production is harder. Dan Goodin – Apr 7, 2021 10:15 pm UTC Getty ImagesRansomware operators shut down two production facilities belonging to a European manufacturer after deploying a relatively new strain that encrypted servers that control manufacturer’s industrial processes, a researcher from Kaspersky…

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Line app enabled Chinese firm to access private user data

In a press conference today, the Japanese government announced it was investigating the parent company behind the Line instant messaging app after a local newspaper reported that engineers at one of the app’s Chinese contractors accessed the messages and personal details of Line users. According to Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun, four Chinese engineers accessed Line’s infrastructure and viewed messages…