Inside Cybersecurity

February 27, 2024

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House panel highlights ‘Volt Typhoon’ malware disruption campaign, escalating threat from China-based actors

By Sara Friedman / February 1, 2024

The Justice Department’s coordinated takedown of the “Volt Typhoon” botnet shows the collective power government and industry can have in working to disrupt malicious campaigns by China-based actors, according to national security and intelligence community leaders who testified Wednesday in front of the House China select committee.

“Chinese hackers are positioning on American infrastructure in preparation to wreak havoc and cause real world harm to American citizens and communities if and when China decides the time has come to strike,”...

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