Fed Task Force Says Russian APT Hackers Behind SolarWinds Attack

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Jessica Davis

The extent of the serious compromise of SolarWinds technology is continuing to unfold. The latest alert from the National Security Council officially claims that advanced persistent (APT) threat actors from Russia were behind the initial cyberattack on the Orion platform.

The National Security Council established a task force, the Cyber Unified Coordination Group (UCG), which is made up of the FBI, the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security agency, with support from the NSA.

The task force is ...

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