The widespread compromise affecting key government agencies is ongoing, according to the U.S. government. The U.S. government has identified Russia as the “likely” culprit behind the widespread SolarWinds cyberattack that has so far affected multiple federal agencies and private-sector companies. Cyberespionage is cited as the motivation behind the attack, which . . . Read more
The attack was mounted via SolarWinds Orion, in a manual and targeted supply-chain effort. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), plus the Treasury and Commerce departments, have been hacked in an attack related to the FireEye compromise last week, according to reports. In addition, defense contractors and enterprises were . . . Read more
President Trump fired US cybersecurity chief over Twitter Tuesday, an act widely condemned within the cybersecurity community.
Chris Krebs, the first and current director of the CISA, said his protection of election process drew ire from Trump administration. Top U.S. cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs said he expects to be fired by the Trump administration after he delivered a secure presidential election that didn’t go in the current . . . Read more
Tech giant and feds this week renewed their urge to organizations to update Active Directory domain controllers. Threat attackers continue to exploit the Microsoft Zerologon vulnerability, a situation that’s been a persistent worry to both the company and the U.S. government over the last few months. Both on Thursday renewed . . . Read more