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US, allies warn of nation-state attacks against MSPs


The joint advisory did not name any specific nation-states, though co-sponsor agencies expect threat actors to 'step up their targeting' of managed service providers (MSPs).

A new joint advisory from U.S. government agencies and Five Eyes intelligence partners warned of increasing cyber attacks by nation-state threat actors and others against managed service providers.

The Wednesday advisory focused entirely on managed service providers (MSPs), which are companies that remotely manage the IT infrastructure of other organizations. In addition to U.S. agencies like the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the FBI and the NSA, the advisory is co-sponsored by Five Eyes Alliance members including the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre, Australian Cyber Security Centre, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security and New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre.

The advisory included information to "enable transparent discussions between managed service ...


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