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…

SolarWinds hackers also targeted security firm CrowdStrike

  • December 24, 2020
The group behind the SolarWinds hack also tried to compromise a top security firm. CrowdStrike now says that it too was targeted by the group. According to CrowdStrike, the attempt happened “during a 17-hour period several months ago,” when hackers t…

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…

Microsoft: State-backed hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine creators

  • November 14, 2020
State-sponsored campaigns to hack COVID-19 vaccine makers might be more commonplace than previously thought. According to ZDNet, Microsoft has detected hacks from three “nation-state actors” targeting seven pharmaceutical firms and researchers, inclu…