Pierluigi Paganini March 17, 2022
SolarWinds Warns of Attacks Targeting Web Help Desk Users

SolarWinds warns customers of potential cyberattacks targeting unpatched installs of its Web Help Desk (WHD) product. SolarWinds has published a security advisory to warn customers of the risk of cyberattacks targeting unpatched Web Help Desk (WHD) installs. The WHD is described by SolarWinds as an affordable Help Desk Ticketing and Asset Management Software. SolarWinds declared […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 20, 2022
Threat actors attempted to exploit SolarWinds Serv-U bug in attacks in the wild, Microsoft warns

Security vendor SolarWinds has fixed a Serv-U vulnerability that threat actors attempted to exploit in attacks in the wild. SolarWinds has addressed a vulnerability in Serv-U products that threat actors are actively exploited in the wild. The company pointed out that all the attack attempts failed. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-35247, was discovered by Microsoft security […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 09, 2021
Clop gang exploiting CVE-2021-35211 RCE in SolarWinds Serv-U in recent attack

The Clop ransomware gang is exploiting CVE-2021-35211 vulnerability in SolarWinds Serv-U to compromise corporate networks. Threat actors always look for new ways to compromise target networks, Clop ransomware gang (aka TA505, FIN11) is exploiting CVE-2021-35211 SolarWinds Serv-U vulnerability to breach businesses’ infrastructures and deploy its ransomware. The flaw is a remote code execution vulnerability that […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 03, 2021
Attacks against SolarWinds Serv-U SW were possible due to the lack of ASLR mitigation

SolarWinds did not enable anti-exploit mitigation available since 2006 allowing threat actors to target SolarWinds Serv-U FTP software in July attacks. Software vendor SolarWinds did not enable ASLR anti-exploit mitigation that was available since the launch of Windows Vista in 2006, allowing the attackers to launch targeted attacks in July. Microsoft, which investigated the incidents, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 31, 2021
SolarWinds hackers breached 27 state attorneys’ offices

Microsoft Office 365 email accounts of employees at 27 US Attorneys’ offices were breached by the Russia-linked SVR group as part of the SolarWinds hack, DoJ warns. The US Department of Justice revealed that the Microsoft Office 365 email accounts of employees at 27 US Attorneys’ offices were hacked by the Russia-linked SVR (aka APT29, Cozy Bear, and The Dukes) during the SolarWinds attack. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 14, 2021
China-linked hacking group DEV-0322 behind Solarwinds Serv-U zero-day attacks

Microsoft attributes the recent attacks that have targeted SolarWinds file transfer servers to a China-linked APT group that the experts tracked as DEV-0322. Microsoft said that the recent attacks against SolarWinds file transfer servers were carried out by a Chinese hacking group tracked as DEV-0322. This week SolarWinds addressed a zero-day remote code execution flaw (CVE-2021-35211) in Serv-U products which […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 12, 2021
SolarWinds fixes critical Serv-U zero-day exploited in the wild

SolarWinds confirmed that a threat actor is actively exploiting a new zero-day vulnerability in Serv-U products and urges customers to fix it. SolarWinds addressed a zero-day remote code execution flaw in Serv-U products which is actively exploited in the wild by a single threat actor. SolarWinds was informed of the zero-day by Microsoft, the issue affects Serv-U Managed File Transfer […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 30, 2021
SolarWinds hackers remained hidden in Denmark’s central bank for months

Russia-linked threat actors compromised Denmark’s central bank (Danmarks Nationalbank) and remained in its systems for months. Russia-linked threat actors infected the systems of Denmark’s central bank (Danmarks Nationalbank) and maintained access to its network for more than six months. The security breach is the result of the SolarWinds supply chain attack that was carried out […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 26, 2021
Microsoft: Russia-linked SolarWinds hackers breached three new entities

Microsoft discovered that Russia-linked SolarWinds hackers, tracked as Nobelium, have breached the network of three new organizations. Microsoft revealed on Friday that Russia-linked SolarWinds hackers, tracked as Nobelium or APT29, have conducted new cyber attacks against other organizations. Threat actors carried out brute-force and password spraying attacks in an attempt to gain access to Microsoft customer accounts. […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 17, 2021
6 out of 11 EU agencies running Solarwinds Orion software were hacked

SolarWinds supply chain attack also impacted six European Union institutions, European Commissioner for Budget and Administration confirmed. European Commissioner for Budget and Administration Johannes Hahn confirmed the hack of some EU agencies as result of the SolarWinds supply chain attack in a response to a question filed by an EU Parliament member in February 2021. […]