It turned out that one of the company’s servers was infected with Sunburst malware.We identified a compromised SolarWinds server and took immediate steps to contain and eliminate the threat. While we believe that Autodesk’s customer operations and products were not affected by this attack, other similar attacks could have a significant negative impact on our systems and operations.the company said in a statement.
An Autodesk spokesman told Bleeping Computer that the attackers did not deploy any malware on [...]
Let me remind you that the SolarWinds hack has become one of the largest attacks on the supply chain in history. In December 2020, it became known that unknown attackers had attacked the company and infected its Orion platform with malware. Of the 300,000 SolarWinds customers, only 33,000 were using Orion, and at the beginning of the year, it was reported that an infected version of the platform was installed on approximately 18,000 customers, according to official figures.
As a result of [...]
The statement said that based on new information that emerged during the investigation of the attack (in particular, the DNS traffic logs), it became clear that the incident affected not 18,000 clients, as previously thought, but only about 100.
Let me remind you that the SolarWinds hack has become one of the largest attacks on the supply chain in history. In December 2020, it became known that unknown attackers had attacked the company and infected its Orion platform with malware. Of [...]
On affected devices, Microsoft Defender places thousands of files in the directory: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scans\History\Store
For example, on a test system running Windows 10, version 20H2, there were more than 10,800 objects in this folder. Other users report that in just 24 hours, Microsoft Defender created over 950,000 files, taking up over 30 gigabytes of disk space. Most files are small: 1 or 2 kilobytes.
The error can affect certain operations, such as sync or backup jobs. [...]