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Feb. 7, 2024

NSA and Partners Spotlight People’s Republic of China Targeting of U.S. Critical Infrastructure

The National Security Agency (NSA) has joined partners to issue a Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) to address People’s Republic of China (PRC) targeting of U.S. critical infrastructure. The CSA, entitled “PRC State-Sponsored Actors Compromise and Maintain Persistent Access to U.S. Critical Infrastructure,” is led by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in partnership with NSA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and additional government agencies.

Sept. 27, 2023

U.S. and Japanese Agencies Issue Advisory about China Linked Actors Hiding in Router Firmware

The National Security Agency (NSA), U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Japan National Police Agency (NPA), and Japan National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC) are releasing the joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) “People’s Republic of China-Linked Cyber Actors Hide in Router Firmware” about the activities of BlackTech cyber actors.

Sept. 21, 2023

GEN Nakasone Offers Insight into Future of Cybersecurity and SIGINT

GEN Paul M. Nakasone, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Director of NSA, and Chief of the Central Security Service (CSS), offered insight into what the future of cybersecurity and signals intelligence may look like during a conference in Washington earlier this month.

May 24, 2023

NSA and Partners Identify China State-Sponsored Cyber Actor Using Built-in Network Tools When Targeting U.S. Critical Infrastructure Sectors

The National Security Agency (NSA) and partners have identified indicators of compromise (IOCs) associated with a People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actor using living off the land techniques to target networks across U.S. critical infrastructure.

Oct. 6, 2022

NSA, CISA, FBI Reveal Top CVEs Exploited by Chinese State-Sponsored Actors

In a Cybersecurity Advisory released today, the National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) exposed the “Top Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) Actively Exploited by People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actors” since 2020.

June 7, 2022

NSA, CISA, and FBI Expose PRC State-Sponsored Exploitation of Network Providers, Devices

The National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) today, “People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Exploit Network Providers and Devices.” The advisory highlights how People’s Republic of China (PRC) actors have targeted and compromised major telecommunications companies and network service providers primarily by exploiting publicly known vulnerabilities. Networks affected have ranged from small office/home office (SOHO) routers to medium and large enterprise networks.