Biden Launches Sweeping Review of Intel Regarding SolarWinds Hack and Other Top Infosec News for 1/22/21
A malicious hacker stole Intel's financial data, Gangs abuse Windows RDP, Thousands of stolen logins available via Google search, the UK government shipped malware-laden laptops to students, more
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President Biden has ordered a sweeping review of American intelligence about Russia’s role in the SolarWinds supply chain attack, which has implicated vast swaths of the federal government and U.S. private industry.
Reportedly, some intelligence officials have “quietly concluded” that more than a thousand Russian software engineers were most likely involved in developing the SolarWinds intrusion, an estimate that some noted cybersecurity officials say is virtually impossible. (David E. Sanger and Julian E. Barnes / New York Times)
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