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Mimecast says SolarWinds hackers breached its network and spied on customers

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Mimecast says SolarWinds hackers breached its network and spied on customers

Solarwinds has been in the media quite a bit recently, with all of the hacks and security flaws presented. Companies are beginning to question if they were aware of the flaws and if action should have been taken sooner.

 

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Mimecast says SolarWinds hackers breached its network and spied on customers

DAN GOODING – 3/16/2021, 12:47 PM

 

Mimecast-issued certificate used to connect to customers’ Microsoft 365 tenants. 

 

Email-management provider Mimecast has confirmed that a network intrusion used to spy on its customers was conducted by the same advanced hackers responsible for the SolarWinds supply chain attack,

The hackers, which US intelligence agencies have said likely have Russian origins, used a backdoored update for SolarWinds Orion software to target a small number of Mimecast customers. Exploiting the Sunburst malware sneaked into the update, the attackers first gained access to part of the Mimecast production-grid environment. They then accessed a Mimecast-issued certificate that some customers use to authenticate various Microsoft 365 Exchange web services.

 

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