A “grave threat” to global cybersecurity
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A large-scale cyberattack of US government agencies, named Sunburst, “genuinely impacted” around 50 organisations.
The US news agency AP quotes US officials who wish to remain anonymous, saying this is “the most serious hacking attack in America’s history.” 18,000 organisations had the malicious code in their network, called SolarWinds, and the 50 of them have suffered major breaches.
Regarding the cyberattack US President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to make cyber-security a “top priority” of his administration.