U.S. cybersecurity officials see mainly low-impact attacks from logging flaw, so far
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By Joseph Menn
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. agency charged with defending the country against hacking said on Tuesday the majority of attacks it has seen using a recently disclosed flaw in widely used open-source software were minor, with many of them seeking to hijack computing power to mine cryptocurrency.
Officials at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said they had not confirmed reports by multiple security companies of ransomware installations or attempts by other governments to steal secrets.
“We are not seeing widespread, highly sophisticated intrusion campaigns,” Eric Goldstein, executive assistant director for cybersecurity at CISA, said in a call with reporters.
But he warned the threat would continue to evolve and the agency was still working to assemble reliable information on what types of software were subject to the …