Some German Companies Made Use of SolarWinds’ Hacked Software, Report Says | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Some German Companies Made Use of SolarWinds’ Hacked Software, Report Says

Reuters reported earlier that hackers said to be backed by a foreign state stole data from several government agencies, as many, including US authorities, rush to claim that Russia is behind the sophisticated hack. Moscow has hit back, observing that there is no proof to this end and bringing up earlier calls for cooperation in the cyber sphere.

German companies and institutions use software developed by the American firm SolarWinds, whose clients, including US federal agencies, recently fell victim to hacking attacks, a representative for Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) shared with the tabloid Bild.

According to the German agency’s estimates, the number of those German firms currently suffering from the cyber attack is “insignificant”.

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