IT management software provider SolarWinds is releasing its new Hybrid Cloud Observability platform designed to give organizations the ability to accelerate its digital transformation efforts by providing a comprehensive and unified view of the distributed workforce. According to the company, the Hybrid Cloud Observability platform helps organizations solve the problem many are faced with: an […]
It has been nearly a year since a coalition of IT and cybersecurity providers discovered a highly sophisticated Russian-aligned hacking campaign that most notably leveraged IT management software from SolarWinds to conduct espionage on U.S. agencies, tech companies and other high-value organizations. The IT industry has learned a lot since then, including the increasing skill […]
Cybercrime has reached a new peak with the onslaught of ransomware attacks and data breaches in the last several months. As organizations continue to support distributed and remote work, it’s vital IT leaders and tech pros are appropriately addressing risk and ensuring security policies and procedures are up to par. SolarWinds recently revealed findings of […]
Microsoft says the same Russian hacking group behind the compromise of the SolarWinds Orion platform is targeting IT service providers and cloud technology resellers to leverage their privileged access to end customer networks. In a series of blogs, Microsoft says the threat actor it calls Nobelium is targeting cloud service providers, managed service providers and […]
Microsoft says it has discovered another piece of malware used by the alleged Russia-based hacking group responsible for the SolarWinds Orion compromise that creates a post-exploitation backdoor and is used to maintain persistence in a victim’s environment. In a blog post, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center called this malware FoggyWeb and says it is used […]
Eight months after the Russia-led highly sophisticated hacking campaign leveraging the SolarWinds Orion platform, the company has released its annual IT Trends Report, this one highlighting how IT professionals perceive their organization’s cyber risk management and mitigation after a tumultuous year. The report touches on everything from external threats, internal threats, remote work policies and […]
SolarWinds says it was notified of an actively exploited vulnerability in its Serv-U managed File Transfer Server and Serv-U Secured FTP.
The hackers behind the compromise of SolarWinds’ software gained access to a Microsoft support agent’s tools to target IT companies, Microsoft says.
The same threat group behind the compromise of SolarWinds’ IT management software is now leveraging legitimate marketing email software and has compromised the account of USAID to send emails with malicious links to gain access to victim IT environments across a range of industry verticals, according to Microsoft. The Redmond IT giant published a series […]
Until this week, the cybersecurity community thought that the nation-state actors behind the SolarWinds Orion compromise began their work in the fall of 2019 before malicious code was snuck into a spring update of the popular IT management software. How the attackers conducted those operations with a great deal of sophistication without being detected was […]