Lawmakers Grow Frustrated With Amazon's Silence on SolarWinds Hack
Lazarus Group targeted the defense industry with ThreatNeedle backdoor, Chinese hackers have targeted Tibetan organizations with info-stealing Firefox add-on, Npower shuts down app following hack
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Lawmakers are growing frustrated with Amazon’s unwillingness to publicly answer for its role in the SolarWinds breach, given that hackers used its cloud-computing data centers to launch a key part of the attack.
Although Amazon claims it didn't use SolarWinds software and wasn’t hacked, the cloud giant is likely sitting on critical information that could shed light on the scope of the attacks and the tactics used by the cybercriminals. (Dustin Volz and Robert MacMillan / Wall Street Journal)
Related: CRN, SiliconANGLE, Marketwatch, Tech Insider
Kaspersky Lab researchers say that a North Korean hacking group known as Lazarus has targeted the defense industry with custom backdoor malware dubbed ThreatNeedle since early 2020 to steal highly sensitive information.
The attackers used COVID19-themed spear-phishing emails with malicious attachments or links as the initial acc…
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