Solarwinds Was Raided Today, Hacker Breach Left US Government Agencies Vulnerable for 9 Months
The CEO of SolarWind, Kevin B. Thompson has Turned over his Passport, and the Solarwinds offices were raided today!
Solarwinds supply software to Dominion Voting Systems, it is unclear how Solarwinds may have contributed to the 2020 Election Fraud as claimed by President Trump. Dominion have since deleted any reference to Solarwinds from their website:
This after the US issued an emergency directive by the U.S. government calling on all federal civilian agencies to disconnect or power down SolarWinds Orion IT management tools because they are being used to facilitate an active exploit.
There have only been five Emergency Directive issued by CISA since the the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 passed.
The FBI, Texas Rangers and US Marshals Raided the SolarWinds HQ in Austin, TX today.
“The compromise of SolarWinds’ Orion Network Management Products poses unacceptable risks to the security of federal networks,” said CISA Acting Director Brandon Wales in the directive. “Tonight’s directive is intended to mitigate potential compromises within federal civilian networks, and we urge all our partners—in the public and private sectors—to assess their exposure to this compromise and to secure their networks against any exploitation.”
The directive instructs the all agencies operating SolarWinds products to report that they have completed the shutdown by noon ET Monday.
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