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Chinese Hackers Exploited FortiGate Flaw to Breach Dutch Military Network
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Chinese Hackers Exploited FortiGate Flaw to Breach Dutch Military Network

Hackers with Chinese state support gained access to a Dutch military computer network by targeting Fortinet FortiGate security devices. "Unclassified research and development (R&D) was conducted on this [computer network)," according to a statement released by the Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD). "Because this system was self-contained, it did not lead to any damage to the defense network." There were under 50 users on the network. A known critical security weakness in FortiOS SSL-VPN (CVE-2022-42475, CVSS score: 9.3), which enables an unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code via carefully crafted requests read more Chinese Hackers Exploited FortiGate Flaw to Breach Dutch Military Network. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and e...