Backdoor gives hackers complete control over federal agency network

Backdoor gives hackers complete control over federal agency network

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US Commission on International Religious Freedom, associated with international rights, regularly communicates with other US agencies and international governmental and nongovernmental organizations. The security firm published a blog post after multiple attempts failed to report the findings directly and through channels the US government has in place. The post didn’t name the agency, but a spokeswoman did in an email. Representatives from the commission didn’t respond to an email seeking comment.

Members of Avast’s threat intelligence team wrote:

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