back to article Beijing-backed baddies target unpatched networking kit to attack telcos

State-sponsored Chinese attackers are actively exploiting old vulnerabilities to "establish a broad network of compromised infrastructure" then using it to attack telcos and network services providers. So say the United States National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Federal …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Reminds me of the lead up to the invasion of Ukraine

    It's very sad to see this preparation to attacks.

    The world should not tolerate these few greed driven fools sacrificing us all to satisfy their egos.

  2. DS999 Silver badge

    Chinese telecom equipment replacement

    If you remove Chinese telecom equipment you believe has backdoors, but don't bother patch known exploits in the non-Chinese telecom equipment that remains (or replaced the Chinese equipment) the end result is the same.

  3. Kev99 Silver badge

    Why do the corporate tech idiots continue to insist on using the net / cloud for business critical operations? They survived for decades using dedicated lines. The electric generating companies even used their own power lines for communications and control. Oh, wait. The internet is "free", which means more money for the back pockets of the C-level goofs and wall street sanguisuges.

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