Department of Homeland Security email accounts exposed in SolarWinds hack

Email accounts belonging to US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials may have been compromised during the SolarWinds attack by Russian threat actors.

The Associated Press reports that unauthorized intrusions occurred during the SolarWinds supply-chain attack.

SolarWinds, the central point of entry, was compromised by threat actors in December who were able to plant a malicious Orion software update which was deployed to thousands of organizations including Microsoft, FireEye, the US Treasury Department, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), and the DHS, among many others.

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Source: ZDNet