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18,000 Organizations Possibly Compromised in Massive Supply-Chain Cyberattack
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lancop
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12/15/2020 | 4:19:42 PM
Solar Winds Orion compromise
Thanks for this very informative article!

I learned from it what happened and it jogged my memory: I had worked on a project years ago where the client was using Solar Winds. I reached out to the then project manager and he confirmed that they had just installed the new security patch AND their antivirus has already detected attempts to reinstall the hacked software components.

That means that the hackers have had plenty of time to shotgun multiple malware hacks onto their network in order to be able to re-establish their network compromises if some are detected & removed.

So, patched networks are likely far from fully recovered. Now begins the hard work of finding all the other compromises lurking in every nook & cranny, and probably playing wack-a-mole for a while until full integrity is restored.

Like teams already dealing with Covid need yet another source of stress around the holidays...


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