Second hacking team, not the Russian team, targeted SolarWinds


Reuters reported on the 19th that a second hacking group, different from the suspected Russian team now associated with the major SolarWinds data breach, also targeted the company’s products earlier this year, according to a security research blog by Microsoft.

“The investigation of the whole SolarWinds compromise led to the discovery of an additional malware that also affects the SolarWinds Orion product but has been determined to be likely unrelated to this compromise and used by a different threat actor,” the blog said.

Security experts told Reuters this second effort is known as “SUPERNOVA.” It is a piece of malware that imitates SolarWinds’ Orion product but it is not “digitally signed” like the other attack, suggesting this second group of hackers did not share access to the network management company’s internal systems.

Why aren’t we hearing about that? We only hear about Russia! Russia! Russia! Were the second team of hackers Russians? Why don’t we know?

Does it matter who hacks? China and Iran are also targeting us. They are all bad actors.

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Icy Hot Snow Lightning
Icy Hot Snow Lightning
2 years ago

No way, that 123 password couldn’t be cracked with a brute force attack from a bot army.
Or was it so that all comrades of the global collective could easily remember it?
Distorted lens Kool-Aid drunk true believers aren’t the sharpest skates on the ice.

O/T-55 degrees the past few days and now it is 20 with snow with an arctic blast coming.
The volar portex tolar porvex names should be good and will the weatherperson (PC) be standing out in the cold?
The obedience muzzle isn’t so bad now but it will fog up any sunglasses.