JetBrains denies being involved in SolarWinds hack

Czech software development firm JetBrains published a statement today denying reports from the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal claiming that JetBrains is under investigation for possibly being involved in the SolarWinds hack that impacted thousands of companies across the globe.

The reports, citing government sources, said that US officials are looking at a scenario where Russian hackers breached JetBrains and then launched attacks on its customers, one of which was SolarWinds.

In particular, investigators believe that hackers targeted a JetBrains product named TeamCity, a CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continous Development) server that is used to assemble components into the final software app in a process known as “building.”

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Source: ZDNet