Lessons (and Defenses) Learned From the SolarWinds ‘Sunburst/Dark Halo’ Hack)

Posted on by Casey Priester

The widely reported December 2020 hack of the SolarWinds Orion network performance monitoring system employed a sophisticated series of takeover steps that included backdoors, expired domains, the use of Orion itself as a vector, compromised credentials, and malware implants, all to steal data and compromise systems. The attack, referred to as Sunburst, Sunburst Backdoor, and […]