Microsoft Says Solarwinds Hackers Were Able to View Its Source Code

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US tech big Microsoft stated in a weblog submit on Thursday that hackers who breached the SolarWinds tech firm have been in a position to view its supply code after they carried out a wide-ranging cyber intrusion of US authorities businesses.

“We detected unusual activity with a small number of internal accounts and upon review, we discovered one account had been used to view source code in a number of source code repositories,” the weblog submit stated. “The account did not have permissions to modify any code or engineering systems and our investigation further confirmed no changes were made.”

In mid-December, stories emerged that tons of of US federal authorities entities and corporations had been focused by a large cyberattack, which was immediately blamed on a international actor by US media. The hackers reportedly bought entry by compromising the Texas-based SolarWinds software program. The firm gives distant data know-how companies world wide, together with a number of US authorities businesses and the army.


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