"No organization is immune to cyberattacks"
An attack was recently launched against Solarwinds' supply chain resulting in wide deployment of malware tied to an update of the company's Orion IT monitoring platform. Another attached targeted another cybersecurity vendor FireEye allowing hackers to get away with the company's red teaming tools used for security testing exercise, that also could be used to hack systems when in wrong hands.
Gigasec firmly stand by FireEye and SolarWinds and commend them for their transparency and rapid response to help minimize impact to those affected. Like us, they fight the good fight.
As details continue to emerge about potential repercussions, Gigasec and partners (Bitdefender) wants to ensure customers and partners that its products, services and technologies have not been compromised.
Bitdefender Labs, threat intelligence and research team have taken several proactive steps to help ensure its key stakeholders remain protected from any potential fallout now and in the future.
Those actions include the following:
Measures Bitdefender took to ensure its internal operations were not impacted:
Attacks targeting supply chains are some of the most complicated to mitigate against because usually the threat actors penetrate the environment and tamper with the company’s continuous integration processes, including digital trust and delivery of compromised software updates.
To help businesses strengthen resilience against supply chain attacks, our security team recommends the following:
Be assured we will continue to support our customers, partners and the security community the best we can from threat actors who work tirelessly to steal data, extort and cause harm.
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