Supply Chain Cyber Attacks — A Threat to Watch for in 2021
- Jan 23, 2021 4:42 am GMT
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In late-December cyber attackers managed to infiltrate multiple branches of the US government, the US military, and most of the Fortune 500 companies. Known in the press as the SolarWinds or SUNBURST attack, over 18,000 companies were affected. According to reports, there are electric utilities using SolarWinds’ compromised software, but it is not yet clear if the embedded malware has crossed from enterprise systems over to grid operations.
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