SolarWinds hackers accessed some of the DOJ’s email accounts

  • January 6, 2021
More details on the fallout from last month’s SolarWinds hack continue to come out. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice announced it was also a victim of the attack, which US intelligence agencies said earlier in the week was “likely” carried…

SolarWinds hack may have been much wider than first thought

  • January 2, 2021
The scope of the SolarWinds hack keeps growing. The New York Times has conducted interviews indicating that the allegedly Russia-backed campaign was much further-reaching than initially believed. Where the intruders allegedly scouted ‘just’ a few doz…

Foreign state hackers reportedly breached the US Treasury (updated)

  • December 13, 2020
Foreign hackers may be running rampant in the US government. Reuters sources said a group backed by a foreign government stole data from the Treasury Department and the internet policy-focused NTIA. While details are still limited, it was reportedly…

Ransomware attack on a healthcare firm slowed clinical trials

  • October 4, 2020
Cyberattacks on the healthcare industry are causing more headaches. The New York Times reports that clinical trials slowed down after healthcare software provider eResearchTechnology suffered ransomware attacks starting two weeks ago. IQVIA (a resear…

Russian state hackers appear to have breached a federal agency

  • October 3, 2020
Russia’s 2020 hacking campaigns might have included a successful data breach at the US government. In the wake of a CISA notice warning of a cyberattack on an unnamed federal agency’s network, Wired and security company Dragos have obtained evidence…