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 [...]
According to the authorities, they “used the SolarWinds Orion platform and other IT infrastructures as part of a large-scale cyber-espionage campaign.”
“Compromise of the SolarWinds’ supply chain by Russian Foreign Intelligence Service has enabled them to spy on and potentially disrupt more than 16,000 computer systems [...]
Back in mid-January 2021, representatives of Mimecast warned that an unknown hacker had one of its digital certificates. The attacker then abused it to gain access to some Microsoft 365 customer accounts.
The compromised certificate was used by several of the company’s products (Mimecast Sync and Recover, Continuity Monitor, and IEP) to connect to Microsoft’s infrastructure.
At the same time, it was reported that only 10% of customers used the above products [...]
SolarWinds noted additional expenditures after paying for legal, consulting and other professional services related to the December hack. However, according to company representatives, even higher costs are expected in the future.
“We expect an increase in expenses on insurance, finance, compliance with regulatory requirements, as well as compliance with tightening legal and regulatory requirements,” – the company [...]
Famous names include Cisco, SAP, Intel, Cox Communications, Deloitte, Nvidia, Fujitsu, Belkin, Amerisafe, Lukoil, Rakuten, Check Point, Optimizely, Digital Reach, and Digital Sense. MediaTek, one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers, is also believed to have been affected, although researchers are not100% sure yet.
Let me remind you that the malware spreading with malicious [...]