Day Nine of the SolarWinds Crisis: Treasury Department Breach Confirmed
A slew of high-tech firms infected by malware, Former SolarWinds adviser claims he warned of security problems, Microsoft publishes critical guidance
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Dozens of email accounts at the U.S. Treasury Department were breached as part of the SolarWinds hack, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) said, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed, saying the hackers penetrated only the unclassified network.
Microsoft and not the U.S. intelligence agencies informed the Treasury Department of the email breach. (Raphael Satter / Reuters)
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