Extra particulars on the fallout from final month’s SolarWinds hack proceed to return out. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice announced it was additionally a sufferer of the assault, which US intelligence agencies stated earlier within the week was “possible” carried out by Russian state-sponsored hackers. Based on the DOJ, roughly three p.c of its Workplace 365 e mail accounts have been accessed. That will not seem to be that like a major quantity, however the company is categorizing the breach as a “main incident” all the identical.
The DOJ realized of the hack on its e mail accounts on December twenty fourth, at which level it closed the vulnerability. It stated it doesn’t have any proof that means the hackers accessed any categorized data.