‘Several combinations of social engineering’ used during cyberattack on camera maker Axis


Camera maker Axis released more details about a cyberattack that started on the night of Saturday, February 19.

In its initial messages on its website, the Swedish camera giant said it got alerts from its cybersecurity and intrusion detection system on Sunday, February 20, before it shut down all public-facing services globally in the hopes of limiting the impact of the attack.

But in a lengthy report about the attack, Axis says someone used “several combinations of social engineering” to sign in as a user on Saturday night “despite protective mechanisms such as multifactor authentication.”

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Source: ZDNet