Researchers Disclose More Malware Used in SolarWinds Hack

Healthcare Info Security

Researchers with Microsoft and FireEye are disclosing additional malware used by the hacking group that targeted SolarWinds in December 2020, according to a pair of reports released Thursday.

The newly discovered malware appear to be second-stage payloads deployed by the hacking group after victimized organizations downloaded a Trojanized software update to SolarWind's Orion network monitoring platform, which contained a backdoor dubbed "Sunburst," the reports note. While about 18,000 of the company's customers downloaded the compromised software update, the attackers only deployed additional malware against certain organizations.

Both Microsoft and FireEye found...

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