Fed Joint Advisory: Patch These 5 Vulnerabilities Under Active Attack

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Jessica Davis

The National Security Agency, the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and the FBI released a joint alert, warning that nation-state threat actors from Russia are actively targeting and exploiting five publicly known vulnerabilities to compromise US networks.

The news followed the Biden Administration’s sanctions against the Russian government, which formerly attributed SolarWinds Orion supply-chain attack to the country’s foreign service: the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) actors, also known as APT29, Cozy Bear, and The Dukes.

“The U.S. Intelligence Community has high confidence in its assessment of attribution to the SVR,” according to the White House statement. “The SVR’s compromise of the SolarWinds software supply chain gave it the ability to...

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