The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has been hit by a zeroday exploit in the popular SolarWinds Orion network management software, officials have confirmed. The attack, which was first reported by cybersecurity firm FireEye, has already been dubbed “Solorigate” by the security community.
Officials are still trying to determine the full extent of the damage, but it is clear that the exploit was used to gain access to sensitive government networks. officials solarwinds nsa zeroday
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In December 2020, the National Security Agency (NSA) released a report detailing a zeroday vulnerability in the SolarWinds Orion network management software. The NSA warned that the vulnerability could be exploited to gain access to sensitive information and systems. SolarWinds has since released a patch for the vulnerability. Officials from the NSA and SolarWinds have urged companies and organizations to install the patch as soon as possible. officials solarwinds nsa zeroday
A new report has revealed that the National Security Agency knew about the SolarWinds hack months before it was made public. The agency also knew about the zeroday vulnerability that was exploited in the attack. Officials say that the NSA did not act on this information because they did not want to tip off the attackers. This is a developing story, and we will provide more updates as they become available.