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Malwarebytes Hacked By Group Behind SolarWinds Breach, Company Says

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Malwarebytes Hacked By Group Behind SolarWinds Breach, Company Says


Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes said Tuesday it believes that some of its emails were compromised by the same threat actors behind the hack of SolarWinds technology, which caused a breach of U.S. government systems late last year. In a statement, Malwarebytes said that based on the tactics and techniques of the attack, the Santa Clara, California-based company believes it was “the same threat actor” that attacked SolarWinds, which is used by all five branches of the U.S. military and numerous government agencies. The company said that while it didn’t use SolarWinds technology, it had been successfully targeted by the same hackers who were able to breach its Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure environments. The attack, Malwarebytes said, gave the hackers access to “a limited subset of internal company emails.” The company added that its internal systems showed no evidence of unauthorized access or compromise in any on-premises and production environments …

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