Israel-linked spyware used stolen credentials of Chinese tech giant

Tamar Pileggi reports:

A sophisticated computer virus discovered at hotels hosting high-level nuclear talks and reportedly linked to Israel appears to have also broken into Chinese electronics giant Foxconn.

According to the cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab, the Duqu 2.0 software used legitimate digital certificates stolen from the Taiwan-based electronics company to load and run the virus on the targeted computers undetected, Reuters reported on Monday.

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