back to article That 3CX supply chain attack keeps getting worse: Other vendors hit

We thought it was probably the case when the news came out, but now it's been confirmed: The X_Trader supply chain attack behind the 3CX compromise last month wasn't confined to the telco developer. Quite the contrary, in fact, according to Symantec. "To date, [we] found that among the victims are two critical infrastructure …

  1. Yorick Hunt Silver badge

    Almost, but no cigar.

    Replace all references to "North Korea" with "Israel" and you'll be far closer to the mark.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Almost, but no cigar.

      Did you get lost on your way to Stormfront?

  2. abend0c4 Silver badge

    Futures trading app

    As a former employer, having your IT staff speculating in pork bellies and bauxite during the course of their employment perhaps seems like something that should have raised an eyebrow long before it raised a red flag.

  3. IGotOut Silver badge


    "Leave it to the Finns to come up with such a novel concept"

    What's novel about a suspended prison sentence for a first time offence?

    Ahhh, forgot this is now a US site, the land of mass incarceration and bail bonds.

    1. Vometia has insomnia. Again. Silver badge

      Re: Confused.

      Yeah. The well-loved El Reg of old was a very different beast to the now pointedly US-flavoured The Registrationizer.

  4. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "Tapio was fired by the board [..] shortly after the breach"

    That was a very good start, and an example to follow in the rest of the world.

    Will it catch on ? Hmm . . .

    1. IglooDame

      Re: "Tapio was fired by the board [..] shortly after the breach"

      Firings are nice, but not necessarily scary enough. Criminal convictions, though, that tend to get one's attention.

    2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

      Re: "Tapio was fired by the board [..] shortly after the breach"

      "That was a very good start"

      Providing it's not used by boards to cover up their own culpability.

  5. Kev99 Silver badge

    When, oh when, will the idiots in charge realise that putting ANYTHING of value on the internet is akin to Amsterdam's red light district.

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