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Dozens of US organizations also used software targeted by Russian hackers: analysis

December 22, 2020

Via: The Hill

Several major technology and accounting firms are among 24 U.S. organizations that used software targeted by Russian hackers in a cyberattack that breached federal agencies, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper’s analysis found that Cisco Systems, Intel Corp. and accounting company Deloitte used the SolarWinds network monitoring software, along with Kent State University and the California Department of State Hospitals.

Cisco told the newspaper it discovered the malware on a handful of employee and laboratory systems, saying the matter remains under investigation.

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