Trend Micro antivirus zero-day used in Mitsubishi Electric hack

Chinese hackers have used a zero-day in the Trend Micro OfficeScan antivirus during their attacks on Mitsubishi Electric, ZDNet has learned from sources close to the investigation.

Trend Micro has now patched the vulnerability, but the company did not comment if the zero-day was used in other attacks beyond Mitsubishi Electric.

News of the Mitsubishi Electric hack became public on Monday, this week. In a press release published on its website, the Japanese electronics vendor and defense contractor said it was hacked last year.

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Source: ZDNet