SolarWinds and Dynatrace directors resign over antitrust concerns
Several directors of SolarWinds and DynaTrace have resigned after being contacted by the US Department of Justice about a possible antitrust violation of Section 8 of the Clayton Act.
The Department of Justice announced that tech firms SolarWinds, DynaTrace, Skillsoft, and Udemy may have violate... Read more
SolarWinds launches Hybrid Cloud Observability
SolarWinds introduced Hybrid Cloud Observability, a platform for insight into on-premises networks, clouds, databases and apps.
Observability solutions use logs and metrics to provide insight into systems. Most vendors and manufacturers integrate some form of observability into their products. T... Read more
Google acquires Mandiant, Microsoft pulls out
Google announces the acquisition of Mandiant. Microsoft has shown interest in the security specialist since last month, but Google is closing the deal.
Google is acquiring Mandiant for 5 billion euros. The security specialist becomes a part of Google Cloud. From there, Mandiant will provide end-... Read more
Microsoft finds a new SolarWinds vulnerability during Log4j research
A Log4j investigation led Microsoft to a new vulnerability related to the infamous SolarWinds attack of 2020.
Microsoft states that the search for various Log4j vulnerabilities yielded a welcome byproduct. During a recent investigation, researchers stumbled upon a previously unknown vulnerabilit... Read more
Mirantis Secure Registry 3.0 makes repositories more secure and encrypted
Docker's software supply chain becomes more secure by providing a secure container registry to mitigate inherent risks
Mirantis has just launched a new product, Secure Registry 3.0, to deploy and build secure registries across any Kubernetes distribution. The in-built security features let custo... Read more
‘SolarWinds hack group Nobelium still has huge attack potential’
Nobelium, the hack group held responsible for the infamous SolarWinds attack, still has a large arsenal of advanced hacking capabilities at its disposal. This is the conclusion of Mandiant security specialists in a recent study. The full potential of the alleged state-sponsored collective has not y... Read more
SolarWinds hackers attack Microsoft, shocking security analysts
The nation-state hacker collective that breached SolarWinds in what has been lauded as one of the biggest cyberattacks ever, is now embroiled in another hack, targeting Microsoft. The group managed to compromise a Microsoft worker's computer and used the access to launch precision attacks against t... Read more
SolarWinds hackers return and have acquired new targets
Microsoft announced that the group behind the infamous SolarWinds hack identified last year is now targeting think tanks, NGOs, government agencies, and consultants. In a blog post, the software giant said that it observed cyber attacks by the threat actor Nobelium, aimed at the aforementioned targ... Read more
Codecov hacked, attacker had access to software source code
Codecov, a company offering software auditing services, has fallen victim to a hack. The attacker appears to have been able to modify the company's software. The American government has launched an investigation.
In an announcement about the hack, Codecov says that on April 1, 2021, the company ... Read more
AP report: SolarWinds hack obtained emails of top DHS officials
The attack compromised high placed officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to the Associated Press.
The AP reported this week that the widely reported SolarWinds hack actually compromised the emails of top U.S. DHS officials. The news service reports that suspected Russi... Read more