Remote access giant TeamViewer says Russian spies hacked its corporate network


TeamViewer, the company that makes widely used remote access tools for companies, has confirmed an ongoing cyberattack on its corporate network.

In a statement Friday, the company attributed the compromise to government-backed hackers working for Russian intelligence, known as APT29 (and Midnight Blizzard). The Germany-based company said its investigation so far points to an initial intrusion on June 26 “tied to credentials of a standard employee account within our corporate IT environment.”

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Source: TechCrunch


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