The Hack Roundup: White House Says Neuberger Leading Federal Response – Nextgov

A spokeswoman for the National Security Council disputed Congressional intelligence leaders’ characterization of the federal response to widespread unauthorized intrusion into federal and private-sector networks…

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Big Russian hack used a technique experts had warned about for years. Why wasn’t the U.S. government ready? – The Washington Post

Cybersecurity researchers had warned for years that such an attack was possible. Those from one firm, FireEye, even released hacking tools in 2019 showing exactly…

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Microsoft cloud may have caused SolarWinds hack – ACS

Problems with Microsoft cloud may have helped exacerbate the SolarWinds attack. Image: Shutterstock Microsoft may have unwittingly played a bigger role than initially thought in…

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More UNC2452 activity, with some advice on defense. Chimera’s after airlines. President Trump’s final EO addresses IaaS abuse. – The CyberWire

Malwarebytes has disclosed that it was hit by the same “nation state actor implicated in [the] SolarWinds breach.” Note that this isn’t another victim of…

View More More UNC2452 activity, with some advice on defense. Chimera’s after airlines. President Trump’s final EO addresses IaaS abuse. – The CyberWire

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes was breached by SolarWinds hackers – Business Insider – Business Insider

SolarWinds hackers attacked cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes, ZDNet reported.  The company’s software remains “safe to use,” the CEO said. Malwarebytes adds to a growing list of…

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Malwarebytes said it was hacked by the same group who breached SolarWinds – ZDNet

Image: Malwarebytes US cyber-security firm Malwarebytes today said it was hacked by the same group which breached IT software company SolarWinds last year. Malwarebytes said…

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