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Monday, December 28, 2020

Hackers Tapped Microsoft Resellers To Gain Access, Report Says


Hackers Tapped Microsoft Resellers To Gain Access, Report Says | #TpromoCom #Hackers #NetworkSecurity #Security | The suspected Russian hackers who penetrated important U.S. government networks by hijacking the system information technology vendor SolarWinds Corp. used to update customers’ software also used Microsoft resellers’ systems to break into their clients’ systems, Reuters reported, citing investigators.


"The lesson here for security integrators and alarm dealers is, 'if you're hanging a video surveillance, access control system, or some other security-related silo onto a client's network, be aware that you could unwittingly provide the jumping-on point for a hostile force,' such as Iran, Russia, or China," says Al Colombo, a 45-year security professional and trade journalist. 

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