SolarWinds cyberattack

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SolarWinds cyberattack

Editat: des. 20, 2020, 11:26am

The currently known list of organizations that were hit by the SolarWinds supply chain attack include:

U.S. Department of the Treasury
U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
U.S. Department of State
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
U.S. states (specific states are undisclosed)

Microsoft has also identified and notified more than 40 of its customers affected by this attack but has not disclosed their names. They state that 80% of the victims were from the U.S., and 44% were in the IT sector.

des. 20, 2020, 11:33am

"Christopher Krebs was the director of the federal government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in March, when a massive breach of the nation’s computer systems — allegedly conducted by Russia — took hold and began to spread.

But while Krebs became a media darling last month, when he was fired by President Trump for naysaying the boss’s accusations of widespread election fraud, he has escaped any blame for the damaging breach."

des. 21, 2020, 8:32pm

VMware is the latest company to confirm that it had its systems breached